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According to some sources the name Dwight is the anglicized form from the Dutch "De Witte" meaning 'the white one or the blond one'. It is still found as a family name in both forms, the latter having the last vowel suppressed (De Witt).
― Anonymous User  11/13/2005
A famous bearer of the name is Dwight Eisenhower.
CoBy  3/19/2006
This is the name of my boyfriend so I can't help but like it. Although he usually pronounces it like "de white" said quickly.
x_Fashion_x  9/21/2006
Country music singer-actor Dwight Yoakum is a famous bearer.
Missy  2/21/2007
Whenever I hear this name, I think of that really creepy character from The Office with the glasses.
― Anonymous User  7/5/2007
I hate the sound of this name. It sounds old-fashioned as well, but the beginning sound really is annoying.
slight night shiver  4/22/2008
It sounds too Southern to me. XP
Jesus_Freak  5/28/2008
I'm so glad to see this fall in popularity. Where I live it's associated as being rather low class.
― Anonymous User  2/5/2009
The name Dwight was given to 135 baby boys born in the US in 2012.
Oohvintage  7/19/2013
Dwight Howard is an American professional basketball player.
― Anonymous User  11/1/2014
Dwight is a fictional character in the comic and television series "The Walking Dead". He is a prominent member of the antagonistic faction called the Saviors, having a half-burnt face and wielding a crossbow.
Melcher96  3/27/2016
The name Dwight was given to 103 boys born in the US in 2015.
HerculePoirot  6/20/2016
Dwight K. Schrute, a character on The Office is a famous bearer of this name.
crhecht  1/7/2017
Dwight Hendrickson is a character from the television series, Haven. He is portrayed by Canadian actor, Adam Copeland. Copeland is a retired professional wrestler.
― Anonymous User  3/12/2017
Dwight Okita is a Japanese-American novelist, poet, and playwright. His work reflects his experiences as a Japanese-American, a gay man, and a Nichiren Buddhist. He studied English literature at the University of Illinois, Chicago. His first book of poems, Crossing with the Light, was published in 1992. He won a Joseph Jefferson Award in 1996 for his play The Radiance of a Thousand Suns.
cutenose  7/10/2017
Actor Dwight Schultz, known for playing Cpt. H.M. Murdock on the A-Team and Reginald Barclay on Star Trek The Next Generation.
RadarKuma  2/19/2018

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