WAYNE
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: WAYN   [key]
Meaning & History
From an occupational surname meaning "wagon maker", derived from Old English wægn "wagon". Use of it as a given name can be partly attributed to the popularity of the actor John Wayne (1907-1979). Another famous bearer is Canadian hockey player Wayne Gretzky (1961-), generally considered the greatest player in the history of the sport.
Popularity
United States  ranked #779 
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