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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Swayne mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Swayne

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Alt. Meaning

S is for sensible, the practical side.

W is for willing, to go the extra mile

A is for accountable, someone to be counted on

Y is for young, the years never show!

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

Notable Persons Named Swayne

Swayne Latham is a football player. Swayne was born on January 24th, 1898 in Memphis, Tennessee.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Swayne

Desmond Swayne is a for New Forest West, Vice-Chamberlain of the Household, Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury, Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Prime Minister, Member of Parliament, forNew Forest West, Minister of State, Department for International Development, and Lor. He was most prominent from 2014 to 2014. His military service ended in 1987. Desmond was born on August 20th, 1956.


Noah Haynes Swayne was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Noah was born on December 7th, 1804 in Frederick County, Virginia. He passed away on June 8th, 1884.


Wager Swayne is a military person. His military service ended in 1870.


Giles Swayne is a musical artist.


Harry Swayne is a football player. His career lasted from 1987 to 2001. Harry was born on February 2nd, 1965 in Philadelphia.


Kevin Swayne is a football player. Kevin was born on January 17th, 1975 in Riverside, California.


Where is the name Swayne popular?

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Swayne as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Swayne U.S.
  White 73.50% 64.26%
  African American 19.72% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.22% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.43% 16.26%

Of Last Name Swayne

People with the last name Swayne are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Swayne

  • How Popular is the name Swayne? Swayne is the 71,966th most popular name of all time. As a last name Swayne was the 16,295th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Swayne have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11 babies born with the first name Swayne in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Swayne? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1942 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Swayne first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Swayne is Tuesday, July 11th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Swayne born? The highest recorded use of the first name Swayne was in 1942 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Swayne: Your name in reverse order is Enyaws. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ysawen. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Swayne? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,770 people with the last name Swayne.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Swayne? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Swayne as their last name since less than 1 person in 167k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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