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Dwight Meaning


What does Dwight mean?

The name Dwight is of English and Dutch origin.

The meaning of Dwight is "fair, blonde".

Dwight is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Dwi-ght.

The Given Name Dwight

Dwight is a diminutive of Dionysia. See Dionysia for further details.

Embraced by many parents, the name Dwight, is one of warmth and grace.

Enchanting yet attractive, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Dwight D. Eisenhower, Dwight Lowery, and Dwight Stephenson.

Dwight Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 1,687 in baby name popularity for boys with 93 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,693 in baby name popularity for boys with 93 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Dwight has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Dwight Name Popularity Page.

Dwight Related Names

Dwight is a diminutive of Dionysia.

Famous Dwights

  • Dwight D. Eisenhower ~ U. S. President (1953-1961)
  • Dwight Lowery ~ Football Player
  • Dwight Stephenson ~ Football Player

Dwight Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Dwight.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Dwight Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Dwight in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Dwight.

Just for fun, see the name Dwight in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Dwight in Nautical Flags page.