Black/Dark, Color, D names, Gaelic, Male, Physical Attributes, Virtues/Attributes


Dwayne is a variant spelling of Duane, itself the anglicized form of Gaelic surname Ó Dubhán meaning “descendant of Dubhán”, the latter derived from Irish dubh meaning “dark, black” with the diminutive suffix -an, so the name means “little dark one”.

Origin: Gaelic



  • Duane (English, Irish)
  • Dewayne (English)
  • Dewain (English)
  • Dwain (English)
  • Devin (English, Irish)
  • Devyn (English)


Female forms:

  • Duana (English)
  • Devin (English, Irish)
  • Devyn (English)


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