Dewayne

First Name
26k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dewayne

"Dewayne" is a name of American origin, and it means "Wagon maker". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons Named Dewayne

Dewayne Dedmon is a basketball player for the Orlando Magic, →Santa Cruz Warriors, Golden State Warriors, and Philadelphia 76ers in the National Basketball Association. He has been prominent since 2013. Dewayne was born on August 12th, 1989 in Lancaster, California.

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DeWayne Bruce is a wrestler. DeWayne was born on May 14th, 1962 in Atlanta.

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DeWayne "Blackbyrd" McKnight is a funk, funk rock, and jazz-funk musician. He plays Guitar. DeWayne was given the name DeWayne Stephen McKnight on April 17th, 1954 in Los Angeles. DeWayne is also known as Blackbyrd.

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Dewayne was born on September 21st, 1951.

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Dewayne Robertson is an american football player. His most notable accomplishments were from 2003 to present. Dewayne was born on October 16th, 1981 in Memphis, Tennessee.

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D. J. Rogers is a rhythm, blues, dance music, soul music, disco, and funk musician. He plays s, Human voice, Keyboard instrument, Piano, and Clavinet. He was most prominent from 1973 to present. D. was given the name DeWayne Julius Rogers on May 9th, 1948 in Los Angeles. D. is also known as D.J. Rogers.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1912 8 0 8
1913 5 0 5
1914 13 0 13
1915 26 0 26
1916 25 0 25
1917 28 0 28
1918 45 0 45
1919 35 0 35
1920 48 0 48
1921 53 0 53
1922 61 0 61
1923 69 0 69
1924 70 0 70
1925 74 0 74
1926 69 0 69
1927 67 0 67
1928 77 0 77
1929 87 0 87
1930 76 0 76
1931 131 0 131
1932 114 0 114
1933 121 0 121
1934 127 0 127
1935 188 0 188
1936 165 0 165
1937 146 0 146
1938 147 6 141
1939 139 0 139
1940 156 0 156
1941 185 0 185
1942 159 0 159
1943 163 0 163
1944 196 0 196
1945 158 0 158
1946 188 0 188
1947 226 0 226
1948 213 0 213
1949 203 0 203
1950 214 0 214
1951 239 0 239
1952 289 0 289
1953 298 0 298
1954 291 0 291
1955 320 0 320
1956 357 0 357
1957 427 0 427
1958 469 6 463
1959 498 0 498
1960 578 0 578
1961 635 6 629
1962 651 0 651
1963 653 5 648
1964 611 0 611
1965 586 0 586
1966 601 0 601
1967 516 6 510
1968 524 0 524
1969 546 10 536
1970 555 0 555
1971 550 7 543
1972 531 0 531
1973 521 0 521
1974 425 0 425
1975 484 8 476
1976 472 0 472
1977 526 0 526
1978 465 5 460
1979 441 8 433
1980 446 5 441
1981 389 11 378
1982 406 8 398
1983 323 6 317
1984 340 5 335
1985 313 0 313
1986 300 0 300
1987 304 0 304
1988 272 5 267
1989 286 0 286
1990 245 0 245
1991 265 0 265
1992 247 0 247
1993 184 0 184
1994 177 0 177
1995 198 0 198
1996 157 0 157
1997 173 0 173
1998 168 0 168
1999 169 0 169
2000 184 0 184
2001 153 0 153
2002 149 0 149
2003 147 0 147
2004 153 0 153
2005 151 0 151
2006 146 0 146
2007 164 0 164
2008 157 0 157
2009 150 0 150
2010 145 0 145
2011 128 0 128
2012 115 0 115
2013 114 0 114
2014 108 0 108
2015 102 0 102
2016 83 0 83
2017 90 0 90

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Popularity of Dewayne as a first name

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Popularity of Dewayne as a last name

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Common last names for Dewayne

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Miller
  • Davis
  • Brown
  • Jackson
  • Peterson
  • Wright

Fun Facts about the name Dewayne

  • What name lists does Dewayne rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Dewayne? Dewayne is the 1,482nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Dewayne have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 26,135 babies born with the first name Dewayne in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dewayne to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dewayne? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Dewayne first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dewayne is Sunday, August 1st, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Dewayne born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dewayne was in 1962 with a total of 651 babies.
  • Random Dewayne Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dewayne is not a popular baby boy's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Dewayne: Your name in reverse order is Enyawed. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yaenedw. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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