Dawn is the time that marks the beginning of the twilight before sunrise.

Dawn may also refer to:

  • Dawn (name), a given name, including a list of people with the name
  • Dawn, Missouri, an unincorporated community in the United States
  • Dawn, Ohio, an unincorporated community in the United States
  • Dawn, Texas, an unincorporated community in the United States
  • Dawn (PAT station), a station on the Port Authority of Allegheny County's light rail network
  • 1618 Dawn, an asteroid
  • Dawn (Iceland), an Icelandic political organization formed in 2012
  • Dawn (Slovakia), a Slovakian political party formed in 2005
  • Dawn - National Coalition, a Czech political party
  • Dawn (Bengali educational society), a society founded in 1902
  • Dawn Bible Students Association, an American organization established in 1932
  • Dawn Career Institute, a technical school in Wilmington, Delaware, US
  • Dawn Equipment Company, a manufacturer of agricultural equipment
  • Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era
  • Dawn (brand), a dishwashing detergent by Procter & Gamble
  • Dawn doll, a fashion doll by Topper between 1970 and 1973
  • Akatsuki (spacecraft) or Dawn, a Japanese spacecraft launched in 2010 to Venus
  • Dawn (spacecraft), a space orbiter launched in 2007 to Vesta and Ceres
  • USS Dawn (1857), a steamer
  • USS Dawn (SP-26), a repair boat in commission from 1917 to 1918
  • USS Dawn (SP-37), a proposed private yawl ordered delivered to the Navy in 1917 but never commissioned into Navy service
  • USS Dawn (IX-186), a tanker in commission from 1944 to 1946
  • Dawn (Michelangelo), a sculpture
  • Dawn (painting), a 1989 painting by Odd Nerdrum
Books and publications


  • Dawn, the Al-Falaq invocation, the 113th Sura of the Qur'an
  • Dawn (Andrews novel), a 1990 novel by V. C. Andrews and Andrew Neiderman
  • Dawn (McLaughlin novel), a 1980 novel by Dean McLaughlin
  • Dawn (Rider Haggard novel), a novel by H. Rider Haggard
  • Dawn (Warriors), a 2006 Warriors: The New Prophecy novel by Erin Hunter
  • Dawn (Wiesel novel), a 1961 short novel by Elie Wiesel
  • Dawn (Wright novel), a 1929 novel by S. Fowler Wright
  • Dawn (comics), a comic book series and the title character
  • Dawn, a novel by Octavia E. Butler, part of the Xenogenesis Trilogy
  • Dawn, a novel by Kevin Brooks


  • Dawn Media Group, a Pakistani media company
    • Dawn (newspaper), a Pakistan English-language newspaper
    • Dawn News, an English-language news channel in Pakistan
  • Dawn (Indian educationalist magazine), a magazine published between 1897 and 1912
  • The Dawn (feminist magazine), an Australian literary journal
  • The Dawn (feminist newsletter), a non-party political journal published in Western Australia
  • The Dawn (magazine), a periodical by the Dawn Bible Students Association
Film and television
  • Dawn (1928 film), a British silent film
  • Dawn: Portrait of a Teenage Runaway, a 1976 American made-for-television movie
  • Dawn!, a 1979 biopic of Dawn Fraser
  • Dawn (1985 film), a Franco-Hungarian film
  • Dawn (2014 film), a Swiss film
  • Dawn (2015 film), a Latvian film
  • "Dawn" (Star Trek: Enterprise), an episode of Star Trek: Enterprise
  • Dawn..., a documentary series presented by Dawn Porter
  • Dawn, an anime character in Pokémon
  • Dawn Records, a 1970s British record label launched by Pye Records
  • Tony Orlando and Dawn (also known as "Dawn"), a pop music group from the 1970s
  • Dawn (metal band), a Swedish black metal band
  • The Dawn (band), a Filipino rock band


  • Dawn (Guitar Vader album) (2003)
  • Dawn (Mount Eerie album) (2008)
  • Dawn (Current 93 album) (1987)
  • Dawn (Danger Danger album) (1995)
  • Dawn (Dawn Robinson album) (2002)
  • Dawn (Eloy album) (1976)
  • Sacrifice (Gary Numan album) or Dawn, a 1994 album
  • The Dawn (album), a 1986 album by The Dawn


  • "Dawn (Go Away)", a 1964 song by The Four Seasons
  • "Dawn", a song by Bif Naked from Purge
See also
  • The Dawn of Day, an 1881 philosophical book by Friedrich Nietzsche
  • Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN), a US government program to collect statistics on emergency room mentions of drugs
  • Hellsing: The Dawn, a prequel of the manga Hellsing
  • Madaling Araw ("Dawn"), a 1909 Philippine novel by Iñigo Ed. Regalado
  • Operation Dawn (disambiguation)
  • De Vrije Gedachte or The Dawn, a Dutch freethinkers association

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