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What does Duwain mean?

Duwain Pronunciation of Duwain [duwain] as a boys' name means "dark, swarthy". Duwain is an alternate spelling of Duane (Irish, Gaelic). Duwain is also a derivative of Dwayne (Irish, Gaelic): from the Gaelic "dubh".

Associated with: dark.


Duwain has 9 variants: Dawayne, Dewain, Dewayne, Duayne, Duwaine, Duwayne, Dwain, Dwaine and Dwane.

Creative forms:
(male) Dowain, ..

(female) Duan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Duwain Lukas (D.L.), ..

How popular is Duwain?

Duwain is an uncommon first name for males. Duwain is an equivalently unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Dwayne (#796 from recent data), Duane (#1468), Dewayne (#1566), Dwane, Dwaine, Duwayne, Dewain, Dawayne and Dwain are the popular varying forms of Duwain (not ranked). Other variants, like Duayne, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Duwain reached its apex in the 1960s (adoption of 0.31%) and has become much reduced since (adoption 0.03%, 91.5%), with versions such as Dwayne going out of style. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Duwain is pronounced similarly to Dain, Daine, Dan, Dann, Dean, Dewonn, Dewuan, Doan, Dowan and Dunn. Other recommended names are Alain, Allain, Alwin, Antuwain (see Antoine), Arwin, Aswin, Aubin, Brain, Burlin, Dagan, Dajuwan (see Dejuan), Darrin, Darwin, Davin, Dawson, Daylin, Deakin, Dejuwan, Delvin, Delwin, Dervin, Devan, Devin, Devlin, Dewi, Deylin, Dilan, Dorrin, Dougan, Dowson, Dugaid, Dugan, Duncan, Dunlie (see Dunley), Dunton, Duran, Durant, Durbin, Durward, Durwin, Dustan, Dustin, Duston, Duval, Duvall, Dylan, Efrain, Elwin, Erwin, Gawain, Hawkin, Husain, Husein, Hussain, Juwan, Oswin, Owain, Pain, Quin, Rubin, Swain, Twain, Urbain, Wain and Zain. These names tend to be more commonly used than Duwain.

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