US Popularity:2737
Other Origin(s):Welsh
Meaning:Of Dubhán; Dark
Dwayne is a boy's given name of Irish origin. It is the Anglicized version of the Irish name Dubhán, which was a popular surname in historic times. Saint Dubhán, pronounced "dove-awn," was a Welsh priest who landed in County Wexford in Ireland circa the 5th century and for whom Hook Head was originally named. Dubhán is most commonly interpreted as meaning "black" and "dark," making this a perfect choice for parents who like the darker side of life! Notable namesakes include wrestler-turned-actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and basketball player Dwayne Wade.

Dwayne Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Dwayne is currently #1667 on The Bump

U.S. Births

Overall:Dwayne is currently #2737 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 237
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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