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Boy Name: Swayn

Name: Swayn
Pronunciation: \s-wayn, swa-yn\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: one who herds swine
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Shayn, Swain, Swayne
Similar Names: Gwayn, Twayn


Swayn \s-wayn, swa-yn\ as a boy's name is a variant of Swaine (Old English), and the meaning of Swayn is "one who herds swine".

The baby name Swayn sounds like Shayn, Swain and Swayne. Other similar baby names are Gwayn and Twayn.


Swayn is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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