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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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.