Dwaine meaning, boyDwaine

Rate Dwaine: Do you like this name?

Get kreatif with Dwaine | Add to list (0)


Meaning and name origin

Dwaine \d-waine, dwa(i)-ne\ as a boy's name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Dwaine is "dark, swarthy". Dwaine 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".


Variations

Dwaine has 9 variant forms: Dawayne, Dewain, Dewayne, Duayne, Duwain, Duwaine, Duwayne, Dwain, Dwane.


Popularity

Dwaine is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Dwaine for boys. Dwaine reached its highest rank of #844 in the U.S. in 1930-1939 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dwaine name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Dwaine and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Dwayne (#881), Dwane, Dwaine, Dwain, Duane, Duwayne and Dewayne. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dewayne, Duane, Duwayne, Dwain, Dwaine, Dwane, Dwayne in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Dwaine is also pronounced similarly to Dain, Daine, Dane, Dayne, Deane and Doane. Other suggested similar baby names are Swaine and Twaine. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dwaine.

[Top]