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Gender: M Meaning of Dwayne: "swarthy" Origin of Dwayne: Spelling variation of Duane Dwayne's Popularity in 2015: #796

This is an offshoot of Duane, which is an old Irish surname. It took off in the 1960s, when it conveyed a surfer boy image, and reached as high as Number 111 in 1961. The most prominent current bearer is Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.

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Famous People Named Dwayne

Dwayne Douglas Johnson, American actor
Dwayne Kim Wayans, American writer and composer
Dwayne Carter, real name of Lil Wayne

Pop Culture References for the name Dwayne

Dwayne Cleophus Wayne, lead character on "A Different World"
Dwayne Banbury, from TV series "Mysterious Ways"
Dwayne Hicks, from the movie "Aliens"
Dwayne, character in "The Wolf of Wall Street" (2013 film)
Dwayne Myers, police officer from BBC's "Death in Paradise"
Dwayne Ray Ruiz, character in Barbara Kingsolver's book "The Bean Trees"

Duwayne, Duane, Dwaine, Dwain, Duwain