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Boy Name: Dwain

Name: Dwain
Pronunciation: \d-wain\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: dark, swarthy
Origin: Irish
Sounds Like: Dain, Dwaine, Duwain, Dewain, Twain
Similar Names: Owain, Swain
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1032


Dwain \d-wain\ as a boy's name is a variant of Duane (Irish, Gaelic) and Dwayne (Irish, Gaelic), and the meaning of Dwain is "dark, swarthy".

The baby name Dwain sounds like Dain, Dwaine, Duwain, Dewain and Twain. Other similar baby names are Owain and Swain.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Dwain.


Dwain is a somewhat popular first name for men (#1032 out of 1220) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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