Dwayne - Meaning of Dwayne
[ syll. dway-ne, dw-a-yne ] The baby boy name Dwayne is pronounced as DW-N †. Dwayne is used predominantly in English and Irish. Its origin is Celtic. Dwayne is a spelling variant of the name Duane (English and Irish).
Dwayne is a classic favorite. Today it is still somewhat popular as a baby boy name, but not as much as it was before. The name's popularity increased from the 1920s up to the 1960s; before that, it was of infrequent use only. At the modest peak of its usage in 1961, 0.161% of baby boys were named Dwayne. It had a ranking of #112 then. The baby name has substantially slipped in popularity since then. In 2018, its usage was 0.012% and its ranking #915, but it was nevertheless the most popular out of all boy names in its family.
Baby names that sound like Dwayne include Duane (English and Irish), Dwain (English), Dwaine (English), Dwane (English and Irish), Daan (Dutch), Daen, Aodán (Irish and Scottish), Aodhán (Irish and Scottish), Ádám (Hungarian), Ödön (Hungarian), Daene, Daetin, Daetyn, Dahn, Dain (English), Daine (English), Dame, Damján, Damyss, and Dan (English, German, and Romanian).
† Pronunciation for Dwayne: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; W as in "we (W.IY)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"
A famous person named Dwayne is The Rock, Wrestler, born Dwayne Johnson 2 May 1972, Hayward, California.