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Dwain meaning and name origin

Dwain \d-wain\ as a boy's name has the meaning "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 has 9 variant forms: Dawayne, Dewain, Dewayne, Duayne, Duwain, Duwaine, Duwayne, Dwaine, Dwane.

Dwain is also pronounced similarly to Dain, Daine, Dan, Dann, Dean, Doan and Dowan. Other suggested similar baby names are Owain, Swain and Twain.

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Popularity of Dwain

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).

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