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Boy Name: Swayne

Name: Swayne
Pronunciation: \s-wayne, swa(y)-ne\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: one who herds swine
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Shayne, Swayn
Similar Names: Dwayne, Gwayne
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 15978


Swayne \s-wayne, swa(y)-ne\ as a boy's name is a variant of Swaine (Old English), and the meaning of Swayne is "one who herds swine".

The baby name Swayne sounds like Shayne and Swayn. Other similar baby names are Dwayne and Gwayne.


Swayne is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#15978 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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