What does Dawayne mean?
Dawayne [dawayne] as a boys' name is of American derivation, and the name Dawayne means "swarthy". Dawayne is an alternate spelling of Da- (American). Dawayne is also a derivative of Dwayne (Irish, Gaelic): from the Gaelic "dubh".
Associated with: swarthy (dark).
1 more relation via Da-, Dwayne: Damone.Creative forms:
(male) Dawayde, Dowayne, ..
(female) Dawayde, Dawayle, .. Middle name pairings:
Dawayne Leonel (D.L.), ..
How popular is Dawayne?
Dawayne is a rare first name for males. Dawayne is an equally rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Dawayne was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its highest rank of #1499 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Dajuan, Damone, Dewayne (#1566 from current records), Duane (#1468), Duwayne, Dwain, Dwaine, Dwane and Dwayne (#796) are the popular varying forms of Dawayne. These forms of Dawayne reached the top of their popularity 6 decades ago (median #969) and have become significantly less widespread since, with versions like Dwayne becoming less stylish.
Dawayne is alike in pronunciation to Daine, Dane, Dayne, Deane, Dewain, Doane, Dowan, Duayne and Duwaine. Other recommended names are Allayne, Bayne, Blayne, Cahane, Chayne, Crayne, Dagan, Dalan, Dalwyn, Dalyn, Daman, Daquanne, Daran, Darryn, Darwyn, Daryle, Daryn, Davyn, Dawe, Dawson, Daye, Dayle, Dayner, Delaine, Delane, Devane, Dwade, Frayne, Gawaine, Gawayn, Gawayne, Gayne, Gwayne, Jamaine, Kahane, Kayne, Layne▲, Lewayne, Mayne, Payne, Rayne, Shayne▼, Swaine, Swayne, Thayne, Tramayne, Twaine, Wayne▼ and Zayne▲. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dawayne.See names in meaning and etymology.