Wayne: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Wayne

Wayne

Pronunciation: WAYN (key)

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

M. Wayne V., REGISTERED SEX OFFENDER FROM TEXAS

Wayne is a faggot name, Bruce is a faggot name, Lance is a faggot name.

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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.
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