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Dewain

What does Dewain mean?

Dewain Pronunciation of Dewain [de-wain] as a name for boys means "dark, swarthy". Dewain is an alternate form of Duane (Irish, Gaelic).

Associated with: dark.

Variations

Dewain has 8 variants: Dewayne, Duayne, Duwain, Duwaine, Duwayne, Dwain, Dwaine and Dwayne.

Creative forms:
(male) Dawain, Derwain, ..

(female) Dewaini, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dewain Zephyr (D.Z.), ..

How popular is Dewain?

Dewain is a rare first name for men. Dewain is also a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Dewain entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its top rank of #1970 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dewain name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dewain outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Dewayne (#1566 via latest list), Duane (#1468), Duwayne, Dwain, Dwaine and Dwayne (#796) are the prominent varying forms of Dewain. Usage of these relations of Dewain was more pronounced during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.31%) and is now significantly less (usage 0.03%, 91%), with versions such as Dewayne becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dewain, Dewayne, Duane, Duwayne, Dwain in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dwaine, Dwayne in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Dewain is pronounced similarly to Dain, Daine, Dan, Dann, Dawayne, Dean, Deane, Deen, Deion, Dejuan, Den, Deon, Deonn, Dewonn, Dewuan, Deyn, Deyon, Doan, Dowan and Dwane. Other suggested similar names are Adrain, Antwain, Bevvin, Daelan, Deakin, Deecon, Dekwan, Delaine, Delainy, Delani, Delfin, Deli, Delling, Delmon, Delvin, Delwin, Delwyn, Dennie, Dennis, Derrin, Dervin, Derwin, Derwyn, Derwynn, Desean, Deshawn, Destin, Devan, Devaun, Devin, Devlin, Devonn, Dewi, Dewie, Dexton, Deylin, Dezi, Durbin, Ewin, Fain, Frewin, Gawain, Hedwin, Irwin, Jermin, Kervin, Newlin, Oswin, Owain, Reubin, Serafin, Swain, Twain, Unwin and Verlin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dewain.

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