Wayne Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Wayne:
Transferred use of the surname originating from the Old English wægn, wæn (wagon, cart). The name arose as an occupational name for a wagoner.
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There is a high frequency of murderers and criminals with the middle name Wayne. See www.newsoftheweird.com/wayne.html
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I used to like this name, but with all the bad connotations, I don't know any more...
Well, my middle name is Wayne and I haven't murdered anyone... as of yet! lol
my name is wayne so i don't know if i am aloud to say anything.. -Wayne
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Wayne The Great
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Wayne Gretzky "The Great One", Canadian ice-hockey player and coach.
John Wayne, American actor
Wayne Coyne, American musician and songwriter (The Flaming Lips.)
Lil Wayne, American rapper.
Wayne Rogers, American actor.
Wayne Brady, American comedian and television personality.
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On "The Wonder Years" (TV show, 1988-1993), Wayne Arnold (played by Jason Hervey) was Kevin Arnold's older brother.