Dwayne

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Dwayne
Pronunciation Duh-Wayne or Dwain
Gender Male

Dwayne is a traditionally male name. It is Gaelic in origin and comes from the name Dubhan.

History[edit]

St. Dubhán was a Welsh monk who established an abbey in Hook Head, Ireland during the 5th century. As a surname it is O'Dubhain, or Dubhan. Dubhain was a popular given name in 16th century southern Ireland. Anglicized form is Dwane or Duane. In Gaelic "dubh" means "little dark one".

Variant forms[edit]

  • Dewaine
  • Dewayne
  • Duaine
  • Duane
  • Duwain
  • Duwaine
  • Duwayne
  • Dwain
  • Dwaine
  • Dwane

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