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Dwayne

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How popular is the baby name Dwayne in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1912 7 0 7
1913 7 0 7
1914 15 0 15
1915 28 0 28
1916 20 0 20
1917 26 0 26
1918 32 0 32
1919 26 0 26
1920 39 0 39
1921 58 0 58
1922 59 0 59
1923 66 0 66
1924 93 0 93
1925 81 0 81
1926 82 0 82
1927 89 0 89
1928 104 0 104
1929 104 0 104
1930 136 0 136
1931 152 6 146
1932 163 0 163
1933 166 0 166
1934 198 0 198
1935 190 0 190
1936 213 0 213
1937 203 0 203
1938 186 0 186
1939 213 0 213
1940 231 0 231
1941 204 0 204
1942 198 0 198
1943 196 0 196
1944 266 0 266
1945 248 0 248
1946 303 0 303
1947 390 0 390
1948 345 0 345
1949 362 0 362
1950 343 0 343
1951 390 0 390
1952 402 0 402
1953 484 5 479
1954 537 0 537
1955 587 0 587
1956 805 6 799
1957 1,045 8 1,037
1958 1,404 0 1,404
1959 1,912 11 1,901
1960 3,062 21 3,041
1961 3,499 19 3,480
1962 3,135 17 3,118
1963 3,150 11 3,139
1964 2,890 20 2,870
1965 2,539 14 2,525
1966 2,273 9 2,264
1967 2,171 15 2,156
1968 2,102 16 2,086
1969 2,134 20 2,114
1970 2,335 20 2,315
1971 1,843 14 1,829
1972 1,603 11 1,592
1973 1,448 13 1,435
1974 1,215 17 1,198
1975 1,262 13 1,249
1976 1,336 10 1,326
1977 1,472 12 1,460
1978 1,248 11 1,237
1979 1,186 17 1,169
1980 1,080 13 1,067
1981 1,015 7 1,008
1982 976 12 964
1983 964 9 955
1984 874 13 861
1985 887 7 880
1986 840 17 823
1987 813 11 802
1988 838 10 828
1989 879 9 870
1990 835 7 828
1991 786 7 779
1992 676 0 676
1993 589 0 589
1994 556 0 556
1995 508 0 508
1996 470 0 470
1997 418 0 418
1998 419 0 419
1999 364 0 364
2000 406 0 406
2001 339 0 339
2002 323 0 323
2003 343 0 343
2004 294 0 294
2005 339 0 339
2006 387 0 387
2007 359 0 359
2008 347 0 347
2009 346 0 346
2010 347 0 347
2011 319 0 319
2012 313 0 313
2013 321 0 321
2014 245 0 245
2015 291 0 291

Want to know about the popularity of the Dwayne baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 75,417 babies born with the name Dwayne in the United States. That's more than enough Dwaynes to occupy the country of Dominica with an estimated population of 71,293 (as of May 14, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Dwayne" was in 1961 with a total of 3,480 babies. (That's a lot of baby Dwaynes)

According to the 1969 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Dwayne" ranks #88 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, 109 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1969. Across the entire United States a total of 2,134 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Dwayne" mean? The list below shows the origins of Dwayne as well as things modernly associated with the name Dwayne such as celebrities named Dwayne.

Origin and Meaning of Dwayne

The name "Dwayne" is of English origin, and it means "Dark, black". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson is an actor, producer, and professional wrestler with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1995 to present. Dwayne was born in 1972 as Dwayne Douglas Johnson in Hayward, California, U.S.

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Lil' Wayne

Lil' Wayne is a rapper, songwriter, and entrepreneur with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1996 to present. Lil' was born in 1982 as Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. in Hollygrove, New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.

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Dwayne Roloson

Dwayne Roloson is an ice hockey player. Dwayne was born in 1969 in Simcoe, ON, CAN.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Dwayne

Dwayne Bowe
Dwayne Carter Iii
Dwayne Wayans Shway
Dwayne Haskins
Dwayne Wayne
Dwayne Allen

Alternative Meanings

D is for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

W is for wise, more tomorrow that today.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

Your name in reverse order is "Enyawd". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Newday". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Dwayne born Nov 22, 1982

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Hungary approximately on 1775. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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