Dewayne name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Boy
Origin: Old Irish, English-American and Celtic
Usage: English
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Dewayne de-wayne
Meaning: The Little Dark One
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What does Dewayne mean?

Prevailing unisex name Dewayne is used chiefly in English, meaning of Dewayne is "The Little Dark One" is originated from Old Irish, English-American and Celtic. Meaning of Dewayne is The Little Dark One has origin in Old Irish, English-American and Celtic which is particulary used in English is used as a unisex name.

prefix 'De-' and unfading and customary Wayne are combined to form Dewayne.

How do I pronounce Dewayne?

The most common pronunciation of two syllabled Dewayne is de-wayne. The name can also be pronounced as dewa(y)-ne.

Variants of Dewayne

Dewain, Duane, Wayne, Deanthony, Guwayne, Dawayne, Danton

How popular is the name Dewayne?

Dewayne was among the popular names in United States. Since emerging in 1912 around 26204 babies have been given the given name. At the peak of its usage in 1962, it ranked 304th when 651 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys.

However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 124 years. Additionally, the name has been in the top 500 baby names an astounding 51 times Dewayne is a rare baby name in England and Wales and may not be used now since it isn't seen since 2001.

Also, Dewayne is a familiar name in Canada. According to our estimate, over 30000 babies have been named Dewayne globally.

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Numerological analysis of Dewayne

Having letter D as your cornerstone reveals your realistic attitude toward life. You always compete with yourself. Appreciate your time on this earth. Invest it in the right place. Once you lay your eyes on someone, that person is yours. Your soul is suffocated with memories that are hard to forget. Sometimes you are stubborn and it helps you with your career. Number 3 as a personality no represents creativity, passion, extravagance, and positivity.

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Middle names for Dewayne

Below are familiar and adventuresome middle names we think go particularly well with Dewayne:

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Sibling Names for Dewayne

Introducing your little one to the world is a special moment. Choosing the perfect name can be an exciting yet daunting task. If you're considering the name Dewayne, we've compiled a list of sibling names that complement this unique and charming choice. Here are some options that may inspire you!

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Famous people named Dewayne

  • Dewayne Bunch, Republican politician in Tennessee
  • Dewayne Washington, former American football cornerback
  • Dewayne Robertson, former defensive tackle
  • Dewayne Staats, sports broadcaster
  • Dewayne T. Williams, United States Marine
  • Dewayne White, former American defensive end
  • Dewayne Pomeroy in Streetwise as


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