Wayne is a male given name and is of English origin. It means wagon driver. Pronounced as Way-n, the name is currently in the top 100 of NameChef Most Popular Baby Names and in the top 1000 of U.S birth chart of the year 2022.
Wayne gained popularity as a given name in the United States during the mid-20th century. It reached its peak in the 1940s and 1950s, influenced in part by the fame of John Wayne. While Wayne was more popular in past decades, it is still used as a given name today, although less frequently. It has a classic and strong sound that appeals to some parents.
Wayne is a boy's name.