Duane Name Meaning & Origin

Duane

Pronunciation: DWAYN, doo-WAYN (key)

Origin of the name Duane:

Anglicized form of Dubhán (little dark one), a diminutive form of the Gaelic dubh (black, dark). Var: Dewayne, De Wayne, Dwain, Dwaine, Dwane, Dwayne, D’Wayne.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Dwain, Dwane, Dwayne

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Auden and Duane are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.

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Duey

Dewey

Doo-Doo

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Duane "The Rock" Johnson - wrestler, actor
Duane Allman, guitarist and founding member of The Allman Brothers Band
Duane Eddy, guitarist who had many hit records in the '50's and '60's

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