Dwayne

Dwayne meaning and origin

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Old Irish and Celtic
Usage: English, Irish and Gaelic
Pronunciation: \"pronunciation
Meaning: From the Dunes, The Little Dark One, Black, Little Grim and Inspired By a Family Name
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Well-Known unisex name Dwayne is originated from Celtic and Old Irish, meaning of Dwayne is "From the Dunes, The Little Dark One, Black, Little Grim or Inspired By a Family Name" is used primarily in Irish, Gaelic and English. Dwayne is a variant form of illustrous and venerable Duane. Used dominantly in Irish and English customary, Duane is rooted from Celtic and Old Irish, Duane means "Hair, Little Dark One and Form of Wayne".

Variants of Dwayne

Duane, Dawayne

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Popularity of Dwayne

a popular name in United States having over 76094 recievers in 144 years of usage. Currently the name is rising, in 1961, 3480 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 111st position. Moreover, the first name has been to the top 500 baby names a whooping 67 times Dwayne is a familiar baby name in France, it has been in use since 1956 and was able to reach the top 900 names. In 1962, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 819 on boy names chart when 53 babies were named Dwayne. Over 567 people have been named Dwayne in France.

Dwayne is a unique baby name in England and Wales, it has been in use since 1996 and was able to reach the top 600 names. In 1996, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 573 on boy names chart when 29 babies were named Dwayne. Over 449 people have been named Dwayne in England and Wales. Dwayne is an uncommon baby name in Ireland, although it has been in use since 1973 but could not make beyond the top 200. Over 285 people have been named Dwayne in Ireland. Also, it appeared first time in 2000 on baby boy names list of Belgium.

Dwayne is a rare baby name in Netherlands where it is still in use. But Dwayne is a popular baby name in Canada where every 1 in 3000 have the name. At least, 110000 people globally have carried Dwayne as their given name according to our research.

YearBoysGirls
RankBirthsRankBirths
2018915232
2017935221
2016944219
2015794292
2014882245
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Dwayne in Nordic countries

CountriesMen
First NameSecondary Name
Netherlands466167
Sweden1822
Norway187
Denmark130

Numerological aspects of Dwayne

You are a good listener, and always give the best advice, especially when it comes to relationships. Others need you in their life, but you don't need anyone. You believe planning revenge is a waste of energy and time and you use those doing something productive or noble. When it comes to relationships, you hate monogamy and easily fall in and out of love. You deserve the best because you are simply the best.

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  •  Jennay - Outlandish Jennays origin is Latin and Hebrew, meaning of Jennay is "Based on Janai or God is Gracious" and is used for girls is mainly used in English
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Namesakes of Dwayne

    Dwayne Andreas, was one of the most prominent political campaign donors
  • Dwayne Lowdermilk, Canadian retired ice hockey defenceman
  • Dwayne Polee, Dwayne L. Polee Sr
  • Dwayne Whitfield, American former professional basketball player
  • Dwayne Pentland, retired ice hockey player
  • Dwayne Morgan, Canadian spoken word artist
  • Dwayne Benjamin, Canadian economist and member of the University of Toronto faculty
  • Dwayne Johnson, American actor, producer
  • Dwayne Goettel, member of the industrial band Skinny Puppy
  • Dwayne Schintzius, American National Basketball Association basketball player
  • Dwayne Hickman, American former actor and television executive at CBS
  • Dwayne De Rosario, Canadian professional soccer player
  • Dwayne Bravo, former Trinidadian cricketer
  • Dwayne McDuffie, American writer of comic books and television,
  • Dwayne Peel, former Welsh rugby union player
  • Dwayne Murphy, former Major League Baseball player
  • Dwayne Washington, American college and professional basketball player
  • Dwayne Roloson, Canadian former professional ice hockey goaltender and former goaltending coach of the Anaheim Ducks
  • Dwayne Zinger, Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman
  • Dwayne Carswell, retired American football tight end and offensive lineman
  • Dwayne Smith, former Barbadian international cricketer
  • Dwayne Rudd, retired American football linebacker
  • Dwayne Jarrett, former American football wide receiver
  • Dwayne Slay, former football safety
  • Dwayne Jones, American professional basketball player
  • Dwayne Norris, former professional ice hockey player
  • Dwayne Russell, former professional Australian rules footballer and currently a commentator of the sport
  • Dwayne A. Day, American space historian and policy analyst and served as an investigator for the Columbia Accident Investigation Board
  • Dwayne Cameron, New Zealand born film actor, writer
  • Dwayne Leik, former NASCAR driver
  • Dwayne McClain, American former professional basketball player
  • Dwayne Hay, Canadian former professional ice hockey player
  • Dwayne Leverock, former Bermudian cricketer
  • Dwayne Mattis, professional footballer
  • Dwayne Evans, American athlete
  • Dwayne Bowe, former American football wide receiver
  • Dwayne Wayans, American writer and film score composer
  • Dwayne Morton, retired American professional basketball player
  • Dwayne Goodrich, former professional American football cornerback
  • Dwayne Tan, Singaporean actor, voice actor and singer
  • Dwayne Alons, Iowa State Representative from the 4th District
  • Dwayne Blakley, former American football tight end
  • Dwayne Woodruff, judge and former professional American football player
  • Dwayne O'Steen, American football player
  • Dwayne Harper, former professional American football cornerback
  • Dwayne Barker, English former professional rugby league footballer
  • Dwayne Plummer, English former professional football forward
  • Dwayne Wright, Retired gridiron football Running back
  • Dwayne Hosey, former Major League Baseball outfielder for the Boston Red Sox
  • Dwayne Henry, former Major League Baseball relief pitcher
  • Dwayne Lamb, former Australian rules footballer

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