Dwayne entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its top rank of #126 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, and is presently at #796. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Dwayne (#796 IN 2015) are Duane (#1468), Dewayne (#1566), Dwane, Dwaine, Duwayne, Dawayne and Dwain. These relations of Dwayne were favored as baby names 6 decades ago (USAGE OF 0.31%) and are now significantly less conventional (USAGE 0.03%, DOWN 91%).
Dwayne▼ is pronounced similarly to Dain, Daine, Dan▼, Dane, Dann, Dayne, Dean, Deane, Dene, Dewain, Deyn, Doan, Doane, Donne, Dowan, Duayne, Dunne and Duwaine. Other suggested similar names are Bayne, Blayne, Chayne, Crayne, Dana▼, Dani, Danie, Dannie▼, Danno, Danny▼, Daye, Dayle, Dayner, Frayne, Gawayne, Gayne, Gwayn, Gwayne, Kayne, Layne▲, Lewayne, Mayne, Payne, Rayne, Shayne▼, Swaine, Swayn, Swayne, Thayne, Twaine, Twayn, Wayne▼ and Zayne▲. These names tend to be less commonly used than Dwayne.See names in meaning and etymology.