Dwight Name Meaning and Origin

Dwight is a Boy name. The name is originated from ‘English, Greek’ origin. The baby name Dwight means “Follower Of Zeus”.


Dwight Origin:

Origin of the name is: “English, Greek”



Dwight is a Boy name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “DWIET”


Dwight Name Meaning:

Dwight is ultimately derived from Dionysus. Dionysus originates in Greek language and means “follower of Zeus”. Apart from being used as a male given name, Dwight also functions as a surname. In Greek mythology, Dionysos was the god of grape harvest, winemaking and wine.



It is a Christian baby name.





Variations or similar name:

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Famous people with this name:

Dwight David “Ike” Eisenhower, 34th U.S. president;

Dwight David Yoakam, American singer ;

Dwight Howard, American NBA basketball player;

Dwight Freeney, American NFL basketball player ;

Dwight Conroy Farrell, American rapper;

Dwight Lyman Moody (1837-1899), Christian Evangelist and Publisher, founder of Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, IL;

Dwight Filley Davis, Sr., American politician and tennis player;

Dwight Devon Boyd Gayle, English professional footballer




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