What does Wayne mean?
Wayne [wayne] 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.
(male) Wane, Wenne, ..
(female) Wayme, Wayna, ..
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. Demographics)
Presented below is the birth name statistics of Wayne for boys. Wayne reached its highest rank of #33 in the U.S. during the years 1940-1949, and is at #749 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Wayne▼ is alike in pronunciation to Ean▲, Eann, Enne, Ewynn, Iain, Ian▲, Owynn, Win, Winn, Wyn, Wynn, Wynne and Yann. Other recommended names are Bane, Bayne, Blayne, Boyne, Caine, Carne, Chayne, Coyne, Crayne, Daine, Dane, Dayne, Duayne, Dwayne▼, Faine, Fane, Frayne, Gaine, Gayne, Gwayne, Janne, Kaine, Kane▲, Kayne, Keyne, Laine, Lane▲, Layne▲, Mayne, Paine, Payne, Raine, Rane, Rayne, Ryne▼, Shayne▼, Swayne, Thayne, Vane, Wade▼, Wagner, Waite, Wake, Warde, Ware, Warner▼, Way, Wayde, Waylen, Wayte, Wye, Zaine, Zane▲ and Zayne▲. These names tend to be less frequently used than Wayne.See names in meaning and etymology.