What does Wayne mean?
Wayne \wa(y)-ne\ as a boys' name is pronounced wayne. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Wayne is "wagon builder or driver". Occupational name. Made famous by actor John Wayne. Performer Wayne Newton; hockey player Wayne Gretzky.
Wayne is a very popular first name for males (#72 out of 1220, Top 6%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#3280 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Wayne for boys. Wayne reached its highest rank of #33 in the U.S. during the years 1940-1949, and is at #789 presently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Wayne▼ is alike in pronunciation to Wyn, Wynn and Wynne. Other recommended similar baby names are Bayne, Dayne, Gayne, Kayne, Layne, Mayne, Payne, Rayne, Wayde, Wayte and Zayne. These names tend to be less frequently used than Wayne.