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Dwayne (girl)

What does Dwayne mean?

Dwayne Pronunciation of Dwayne [dwayne] as a name for girls (also used more generally as boys' name Dwayne) has the meaning "dark, swarthy". Dwayne is an alternate form of Duana (Irish, Gaelic).

Associated with: dark (black).


Dwayne has 1 variant: Duane.

3 more different relations via Duana: Duayna, Dwana and Dwayna.

1 masculine form: Dwade.

Creative forms:
(female) Dwayce, Dwayde, ..

(male) Dwayde, Dwayke, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dwayne Beckett (D.B.), ..

How popular is Dwayne?

Dwayne is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Dwayne is an equally unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Duane is the only prominent variation form of Dwayne (outside Top 2000). This relation of Dwayne was popular with parents 9 decades ago. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Duane in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dwayne and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Dwayne is pronounced similarly to Dagne, Dane, Danne, Dawn, Dawne, Dayann, Dayanne, Dayne, Deane, Deann, Deeane, Dene, Deonne, Dian, Diane, Diann, Dianne, Dione, Dionne, Duwan, Dwan, Dyan, Dyane, Dyann and Dyanne. Other suggested similar names are Alayne, Blayne, Brayne, Daena, Dafne, Dahna, Daina, Dana, Danae, Danaye, Danea, Danee, Daney, Dani, Danie, Danna, Dannee, Danney, Danni, Danny, Dany, Dawna, Dayana, Dayle, Dayna, Deana, Deanna, Delayne, Delyne, Dhana, Dhanna, Diahna, Diana, Dianna, Doryne (see Doreen), Dyana, Dyanna, Dyna, Elayne, Jayne, Layne, Payne, Rayne and Shayne. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dwayne.

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