The boy's name Wayne is pronounced wayne. It is of Old English origin, and its meaning is " wagonbuilder or driver" that makes it an Occupational name. Wayne name was made famous by actor John Wayne. Performer Wayne Newton; hockey player Wayne Gretzky. Wayne has 2 variant forms: Wain and Wayn. Wayne is a very popular male first name and a very popular surname (source: 1990 U.S. Census).Also Visit: Popularity Chart For Wayne Name-Do click on circles on chart for information related to popularity of Wayne name in that year or You can visit Popularity Rank in Decades Chart.