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Boy Name: Dwight

Name: Dwight
Pronunciation: \dwi(g)-ht\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: white or blond
Origin: Flemish
Sounds Like: Diot, Dwade, Tait, Taitt
Similar Names: Dagget, Daivat, Dwire
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 257
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 15206


Dwight \dwi(g)-ht\ as a boy's name is pronounced Rhymes with light. It is of Flemish origin, and the meaning of Dwight is "white or blond". Variant of DeWitt. May possibly be a short form of the surname derived from Dionysius. Given fame in America by two Yale University presidents, and by President Dwight David Eisenhower. Baseball celebrity Dwight Gooden.

Baby names that sound like Dwight are Diot, Dwade, Tait and Taitt. Other similar baby names are Dagget, Daivat and Dwire.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Dwight.


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). (1990 U.S. Census)

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