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Origin & Meaning

The name Wayne is of English origin.

The meaning of Wayne is "wagon maker".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 789 in baby name popularity for boys with 291 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Wayne Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Wayne has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Wayne to other names.


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Related Names

Wayne is a form of the name Wagner.

Other Tidbits

Wayne falls into the occupational name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Wayne Dyer, Wayne Gretzky.

Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Wayne.

Just for fun, see the name Wayne 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 Wayne in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.