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Meaning and name origin
Dwain \d-wain\ as a boy's name means "dark, swarthy" and is a variant of Duane (Irish, Gaelic), historical: many Irish and Scottish names have the meaning "dark" or "black". Also a variant of Dwayne (Irish, Gaelic): from the Gaelic "dubh", meaning "dark".
Dwain is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1032 out of 1220) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Dwain for boys (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Dwain and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Dewayne, Duane, Duwayne, Dwain, Dwaine, Dwane and Dwayne. (2014 statistics).
Dwain is also pronounced similarly to Dain, Daine, Dan, Dann, Dean, Doan and Dowan. Other suggested similar baby names are Owain, Swain and Twain. These names tend to be less commonly used than Dwain.
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