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Roxann is a baby girl’s name that means “dawn”. Roxann is a variant spelling of the English and French name Roxanne that can ultimately be traced to Persian. This spelling variation was popular in the 50s and 60s but never surpassed other spellings.

Meaning of the name Roxann:

Persian: dawn

Origin of the name Roxann:

Roxann is a baby girl’s name of Persian origin that means “dawn”. It is a less common variant spelling of Roxanne. Variant spellings of Roxann can be traced from English and French to Greek and ultimately to Persian.

Symbolism of the name Roxann:

Roxann means “dawn”. Dawn is a common symbol in many cultures around the world. Dawn is the coming of the sun and often symbolizes new beginnings, safety, warmth, and protection.

Style of the name Roxann:

modern

Gender of the name Roxann:

Roxann is a girl's baby name.

Pronunciation of the name Roxann:

RAWK-SAN (French), rahk-SAN (English)

Number of syllables in the name Roxann:

two

Emotion evoked from the name Roxann:

Roxann evokes feelings of beauty and love.

Alternative spellings for the name Roxann:

Roxanne, Roxane, Roxan

Nicknames for the name Roxann:

  • Rox
  • Roxie
  • Ann
  • Ana 
  • Anie

Popularity of the name Roxann:

According to the Social Security Administration, Roxann is a popular baby girl’s name. Roxann was in the top 1000 baby names from 1949 to 1971. It peaked at #429 in 1955.

Related names for the name Roxann:

Great middle names for the name Roxann and their meanings:

  • Pandora (all gifted)
  • Phaedra (bright)
  • Lilith (ghost, night monster)
  • Amelia (work)
  • Grace (grace)
  • Eve (life)
  • Izara (shawl, star, section of tree)
  • Mara (bitter)

Famous people with the name Roxann:

  • Roxann Dawson (American actress)
  • Roxann Sunseri (American TV personality)
  • Roxann Nadine Remekie (American actress)
  • Roxann Robinson (American politician)
  • Roxann Blackman (American actress)

Roxann in popular culture:

  • Roxann Theater (located in PA)