Dwayne is a boy name and means swarthy. It is a Irish name and its pronunciation is \d-wayne, dwa(y)-ne\. Other similar names and variants include: Dawayne, Dewayne, Duane, Duwain, Duwayne, Dwade, Dwain, Dwaine, Dwane. Dwayne is a very popular first name for men (#256 out of 1220) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women.
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Based on our intensive research on international Census data we identified the number of babies named Dwayne over the years and Dwayne's popularity rank:

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Dwayne Johnson
Dwayne Johnson

Born on May 02, 1972

  • Age: 50
  • Birth sign: Taurus
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 31

Journey 2: The Mysterious Island

Directed by: Brad Peyton

Starring: Josh Hutcherson, Dwayne Johnson, Michael Caine, Luis Guzmán

Central Intelligence

Directed by: Rawson Marshall Thurber

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Danielle Nicolet, Amy Ryan


Directed by: Andrzej Bartkowiak

Starring: Karl Urban, Rosamund Pike, Dwayne Johnson, Deobia Oparei


Directed by: George Tillman Jr.

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Billy Bob Thornton, Maggie Grace, Mauricio Lopez

Dwayne Hickman
Dwayne Hickman

Born on May 18, 1934

  • Age: 88
  • Birth sign: Taurus
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 5
Cat Ballou

Cat Ballou

Directed by: Elliot Silverstein

Starring: Jane Fonda, Lee Marvin, Michael Callan, Dwayne Hickman

Country: United States of America

Ski Party

Ski Party

Directed by: Alan Rafkin

Starring: Frankie Avalon, Dwayne Hickman, Deborah Walley, Yvonne Craig

Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Vincent Price, Frankie Avalon, Dwayne Hickman, Susan Hart

How to Stuff a Wild Bikini

How to Stuff a Wild Bikini

Directed by: William Asher

Starring: Annette Funicello, Dwayne Hickman, Brian Donlevy, Harvey Lembeck

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dwayne a popular name?

Over the years Dwayne was most popular in 1961. According to the latest US census information Dwayne ranks #243rd while according to famousnames.vip Dwayne ranks #4th.

How popular is the name Dwayne?

According to the US census in 2018, 181 boys were born named Dwayne, making Dwayne the #1082nd name more popular among boy names. In 1961 Dwayne had the highest rank with 3499 boys born that year with this name.

How common is the name Dwayne?

Dwayne is #1082nd in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Dwayne more popular ?

The name Dwayne was more popular in 1961 with 3499 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Dwayne

The last time a baby was named Dwayne was in 2020, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2020 are named Dwayne?

In 2020 there were 181 baby boys named Dwayne.

Who is a famous person named Dwayne?

There a several famous people named Dwayne, for example actor Dwayne Johnson, actor Dwayne Hickman.

Who is a famous actor/actress named Dwayne?

A famous actor/actress named Dwayne is Dwayne Johnson, starring in 4 movies, including Journey 2: The Mysterious Island and Central Intelligence.

How many famous actors/actresses are named Dwayne?

There are 2 actors named Dwayne including Dwayne Johnson and Dwayne Hickman who appeared in movies such as Journey 2: The Mysterious Island and Cat Ballou.