What does Wayne mean?
Occupational name. Made famous by actor John Wayne. Performer Wayne Newton; hockey player Wayne Gretzky.
How popular is Wayne?
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.