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What does Duwayne mean?

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

Associated with: dark.


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

1 more related form via Duane, Dwayne: Duante.

Creative forms:
(male) Duwayde, Duwin, ..

(female) Duwayde, Duwayle, ..

Middle name pairings:
Duwayne Jace (D.J.), ..

How popular is Duwayne?

Duwayne is a rare given name for males. Duwayne is an equally unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Duwayne was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its highest position of #833 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Duwayne appearing in the Top 2000 are Dawayne, Dewain, Dewayne (#1566 in 2015), Duane (#1468), Dwain, Dwaine, Dwane and Dwayne (#796). These relations of Duwayne were popular with parents 55 years ago (average #855) and are now much less popular (#1758, down 91%), with versions like Dewayne becoming less trendy.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Duwayne is pronounced similarly to Daine, Dane, Dayne, Deane, Doane, Dowan and Dunne. Other suggested similar names are Allayne, Antuwayne (see Antoine), Bayne, Blayne, Chayne, Crayne, Daye, Dayle, Dayner, Delaine, Delane, Devane, Duarte, Dugan, Duran, Durand, Durant, Durante, Durwyn, Dustyn, Dwade, Frayne, Gawaine, Gawayne, Gayne, Gwayne, Kayne, Layne, Lewayne, Mayne, Payne, Rayne, Shayne, Swaine, Swayne, Thayne, Twaine, Wayne and Zayne. These names tend to be more frequently used than Duwayne.

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