German and Dutch
"white or blond"

Dwight Origin and Meaning

The name Dwight is a boy's name of German origin meaning "white or blond".
This presidential name is in style limbo today - or, some might say, in the the sweet spot of familiar but little-used.
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Famous People Named Dwight

  • Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower34th U.S. president
  • Dwight David YoakamAmerican singer
  • Dwight HowardAmerican NBA basketball player
  • Dwight FreeneyAmerican NFL basketball player
  • Dwight Conroy FarrellAmerican rapper
  • Dwight Lyman Moody (18371899), Christian Evangelist and Publisher, founder of Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, IL
  • Dwight Filley DavisSr., American politician and tennis player
  • Dwight Devon Boyd GayleEnglish professional footballer

Dwight in Pop Culture

  • Dwight Kurt Schrutecharacter on the US show "The Office"
  • Dwight Babcockcharacter from book/movie "Auntie Mame"
  • Dwight Hendricksoncharacter from TV show "Haven"
  • Dwightcharacter on "The Walking Dead"
  • Dr Dwight Enyscharacter from TV show "Poldark"

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