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What does Duwaine mean?

Duwaine Pronunciation of Duwaine [duwaine] as a name for boys has the meaning "dark, swarthy". Duwaine is a version of Duane (Irish, Gaelic).

Associated with: dark.


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

1 more relation via Duane: Duante.

Creative forms:
(male) Dewaine, Duwaide, ..

(female) Duwaice, Duwaina, ..

Middle name pairings:
Duwaine Taylor (D.T.), ..

How popular is Duwaine?

Duwaine is an uncommon first name for men. Duwaine is an equally unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Dwayne (#796 in recent rankings), Duane (#1468), Dewayne (#1566), Dwaine, Duwayne, Dewain and Dwain are the popular variation forms of Duwaine (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Duante, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Duwaine reached its highest 6 decades ago (average #716) and is now significantly lower (#1690, 91.3%), with forms like Duane falling out of fashion. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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 Duwaine and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Duwaine is pronounced similarly to Dain, Daine, Dane, Dawayne, Dayne, Deane, Doane, Dowan, Dunne and Dwane. Other recommended names are Alwine, Antuwaine (see Antoine), Antwaine, Blaine, Caine, Craine, Daile, Delaine, Delainey (see Delaney), Delainy, Delane, Devane, Devine, Dewie, Duarte, Duffie, Dugaid, Dugan, Dunlie (see Dunley), Duran, Durand, Durant, Durante, Durbin, Durwin, Dustin, Dwade, Dwire, Faine, Fraine, Gaine, Gawaine, Gawayne, Gwayne, Jamaine, Kaine, Laine, Lewayne, Paine, Raine, Romaine, Shaine, Swaine, Swayne, Thaine, Trumaine, Twaine, Urbaine and Zaine. These names tend to be more commonly used than Duwaine.

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