Dwight

Dwight - A very unique male name



  Apr 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Dwight, meaning white or blond, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #448. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Dwight and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Dwight? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Dwight. The baby boy name Dwight was given to 79 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1319 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 20,773 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Dwight peaked in popularity 66 years ago in 1953 on position 122.



Famous with this name

Dwight Yoakam
Dwight H. Little
Dwight Schultz


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Dwight is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Dwight is currently topping the baby name charts in Pennsylvania at position #870 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,646.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Dwight is where you live.


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Dwight origin and meaning

Dwight is a 6 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means white or blond. To see famous people named Dwight, pop culture references for the name Dwight and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Dwight

We've found the following names that sound similar to Dwight, sorted by popularity.

Dakota / Dusty / Dakotah / Dakoda / Dekota / Dacoda / Dacota / Dacotah /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121319
20111303
20101253
20091143
20081259
20071081
20061092
20051059
2004904
2003929
20021052
2001855
2000738
1999708
1998674
1997670
1996659
1995595
1994548
1993530
1992494
1991459
1990443
1989427
1988405
1987356
1986368
1985373
1984332
1983339
1982364
1981349
1980350
1979339
1978346
1977326
1976299
1975287
1974272
1973267
1972261
1971250
1970230
1969209
1968232
1967224
1966215
1965203
1964215
1963202
1962202
1961186
1960181
1959186
1958176
1957159
1956139
1955142
1954145
1953122
1952123
1951132
1950147
1949151
1948153
1947160
1946137
1945125
1944138
1943157
1942209
1941236
1940261
1939282
1938261
1937264
1936265
1935241
1934241
1933226
1932202
1931220
1930236
1929259
1928269
1927265
1926261
1925261
1924268
1923274
1922272
1921251
1920277
1919274
1918268
1917290
1916255
1915268
1914263
1913277
1912270
1911310
1910448

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Pennsylvania870
Virginia873
Michigan931
Indiana971
Florida979
Ohio1087
Georgia1101
California1182
Texas1590
New York1646

Even more about Dwight


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Dwight a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Dwight?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1953
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Dwight
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 20,773
Letter count 6
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +79

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