Dwight is a boy name and means white or blond. It is a Flemish name and its pronunciation is \dwi(g)-ht\. Other similar names and variants include: Dagget, Daivat, Dwire. Dwight is a very popular first name for men (#257 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#15206 out of 88799).
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Dwight Yoakam
Dwight Yoakam

Born on October 23, 1956

  • Age: 65
  • Birth sign: Scorpio
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 7


Directed by: Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg

Starring: Penélope Cruz, Salma Hayek, Steve Zahn, Dwight Yoakam

Crank: High Voltage

Directed by: Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor

Starring: Jason Statham, Amy Smart, Clifton Collins Jr., Dwight Yoakam

Sling Blade

Sling Blade

Directed by: Billy Bob Thornton

Starring: Billy Bob Thornton, Dwight Yoakam, J.T. Walsh, John Ritter

Country: United States of America

The Last Rites of Ransom Pride

Directed by: Tiller Russell

Starring: Dwight Yoakam, Lizzy Caplan, Jon Foster, Cote de Pablo

Dwight Schultz
Dwight Schultz

Born on November 24, 1947

  • Age: 74
  • Birth sign: Sagittarius
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 3
The Temp

The Temp

Directed by: Tom Holland

Starring: Timothy Hutton, Lara Flynn Boyle, Dwight Schultz, Oliver Platt

Alone in the Dark

Directed by: Jack Sholder

Starring: Jack Palance, Donald Pleasence, Martin Landau, Dwight Schultz

Fat Man and Little Boy

Fat Man and Little Boy

Directed by: Roland Joffé

Starring: Paul Newman, Dwight Schultz, Bonnie Bedelia, John Cusack

Dwight Eisenhower
Dwight Eisenhower

Born on October 14, 1890

  • Age: 131
  • Birth sign: Libra
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 1
Crusade in Europe

Crusade in Europe

Starring: Dwight D. Eisenhower

Country: United States of America

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Famous directors named Dwight and their movies

Dwight H. Little
Dwight H. Little
  • No. of movies: 10


Directed by: Dwight H. Little

Starring: Brett Stimely, Rajinikanth, Anna Nicholas, Charlie Brill

Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid

Directed by: Dwight H. Little

Starring: Morris Chestnut, KaDee Strickland, Eugene Byrd, Johnny Messner

Rapid Fire

Rapid Fire

Directed by: Dwight H. Little

Starring: Brandon Lee, Powers Boothe, Nick Mancuso, Raymond J. Barry

Getting Even

Directed by: Dwight H. Little

Starring: Edward Albert, Audrey Landers, Joe Don Baker, Rod Pilloud

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dwight a popular name?

Over the years Dwight was most popular in 1953. According to the latest US census information Dwight ranks #259th while according to famousnames.vip Dwight ranks #4th.

How popular is the name Dwight?

According to the US census in 2018, 82 boys were born named Dwight, making Dwight the #1803rd name more popular among boy names. In 1953 Dwight had the highest rank with 2707 boys born that year with this name.

How common is the name Dwight?

Dwight is #1803rd in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Dwight more popular ?

The name Dwight was more popular in 1953 with 2707 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Dwight

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

How many people born in 2020 are named Dwight?

In 2020 there were 82 baby boys named Dwight.

Who is a famous person named Dwight?

There a several famous people named Dwight, for example actor Dwight Yoakam, director Dwight H. Little, actor Dwight Schultz.

Who is a famous actor/actress named Dwight?

A famous actor/actress named Dwight is Dwight Yoakam, starring in 4 movies, including Bandidas and Crank: High Voltage.

Who is a famous director named Dwight?

A famous director named Dwight is Dwight H. Little, who directed 4 movies, including Bloodstone and Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid.

How many famous actors/actresses are named Dwight?

There are 3 actors named Dwight including Dwight Yoakam and Dwight Schultz who appeared in movies such as Bandidas and The Temp.