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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Wayne, John Wayne, Duke Waynenoun

    United States film actor who played tough heroes (1907-1979)

  2. Wayne, Anthony Wayne, Mad Anthony Waynenoun

    American general during the American Revolution (1745-1796)


  1. Waynenoun

    transferred from the surname.

  2. Etymology: An occupational surname for a cartwright, wægen.


  1. wayne

    "Wayne" is typically used as a male first name, originating from Old English which means "cart driver," "wagon maker," or "wagon driver." It is also a common surname. Notable people with the name include Wayne Gretzky, a professional ice hockey player, and Wayne Rooney, an English professional footballer. "Wayne" could also refer to various places in the United States, such as Wayne County or Wayne State University in Michigan. The interpretation of "Wayne" would depend on the context in which it is being used.


  1. Wayne

    Wayne is a township in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States, located less than 20 miles from Midtown Manhattan. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township had a total population of 54,717, reflecting an increase of 648 from the 54,069 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 7,044 from the 47,025 counted in the 1990 Census. Wayne was formed as a township by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 12, 1847, from portions of Manchester Township. Totowa was formed from portions of Wayne and Manchester Township on March 15, 1898. Wayne is home to Willowbrook Mall, Wayne Hills Mall, Wayne Towne Center, High Mountain Park Preserve and William Paterson University.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. WAYNE

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Wayne is ranked #3498 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Wayne surname appeared 10,215 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 3 would have the surname Wayne.

    76.8% or 7,854 total occurrences were White.
    16.4% or 1,676 total occurrences were Black.
    2.3% or 243 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.1% or 219 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.1% or 118 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    1% or 105 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wayne in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wayne in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of wayne in a Sentence

  1. Verber Salazar:

    Based on what Jeremy Wayne Jones've observed, based on the past history of the involved parties, Jeremy Wayne Jones believe Jeremy Wayne Jones can make this special circumstance of a hate crime and take it all the way to trial.

  2. Batman:

    Bruce Wayne Y'see, my life is really com-PLEX.

  3. Nick Shelton:

    Flags, flowers and letters alike lie near the remains of Wayne Wilson at the conclusion of the memorial service at the Silverbrook Cemetery in Niles, Mich., Niles Wednesday, July 17, 2019. ( Emil Lippe/Kalamazoo Gazette via AP) Mourners came from several states away to honor him. It said on Facebook he didnt have any family. He does have family, Ohio resident Kenneth Creechtold WNDU-TV. Everybody that stepped foot in Vietnam is a brother. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP In brief remarks, Niles Mayor Nick Shelton thankedWilson and others like Niles Mayor Nick Shelton thankedWilson. General George S. Patton Jr. said it best : It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather, we should thank God that such men lived, thank God for Wayne Wilson and thank you all for being a part of his legacy.

  4. Wayne's World:

    Wayne Garth, marriage is punishment for shoplifting in some countries.

  5. Miley Cyrus:

    I really think, in a way, (Floyd's) energy went into Wayne's energy, what he was to me, Wayne has become.

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