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Meaning and name origin

Dwaine \d-waine, dwa(i)-ne\ 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".

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 (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Dwaine for boys (2014 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. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Dewayne, Duane, Duwayne, Dwain, Dwaine, Dwane and Dwayne. (2014 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.

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