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What does Gwayne mean?

Gwayne Pronunciation of Gwayne as a boys' name is pronounced gwayn. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Gwayne is "white hawk". Variant of the medieval name Gawain. Also form of Gavin.


ASSOCIATED WITH white, hawk (eagle), medieval


RELATED FORMS VIA GAWAIN Gawaine, Gawan, Gawayn, Gawayne, Gwayn



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How popular is Gwayne?

Gwayne is an uncommonly occurring first name for men and also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

The only prominent alternative form of Gwayne (NOT RANKED) is Gavin (#111 IN RECENT RANKINGS). Other forms, like Gwayn, are uncommon. This relation of Gwayne was at the apex of its popularity 10 years ago (#30) and is now much less common (#111, 66.8% LESS USAGE). (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gavin in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gavin outside U.S.

Similar Names

Gwayne is pronounced similarly to Gaine, Gayne, Gunne, Gwin, Gwinn, Gwyn, Gwynn and Gyan. Other recommended sound-alike names are Bayne, Blayne, Chayne, Crayne, Dawayne, Dayne, Dewayne, Duayne, Duwayne, Dwaine, Dwane, Dwayne, Frayne, Gayle, Gayner, Gaynes, Gene, Gian, Gianney (see Gian), Gianni, Gianny, Graye, Kayne, Layne, Lewayne, Mayne, Payne, Rayne, Shayne, Swaine, Swayn, Swayne, Thayne, Twaine, Twayn, Wayne and Zayne. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gwayne.

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