Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. DWAYN
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Meaning & History

From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Dubháin, itself derived from the given name Dubhán. Usage in America began around the start of the 20th century. It last appeared on the top 1000 rankings in 2002, though the variant Dwayne lingered a few years longer.

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VariantsDewayne, Dwain, Dwayne
Feminine FormDuana

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Entry updated January 21, 2022