Dwight
Origin/Usage
English, Greek
Pronunciation
DWIET
Meaning
Follower of Zeus
More info about the name "Dwight"

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

Popularity of the Name Dwight
Famous Dwights

Dwight Eisenhower - former US President
Dwight Evans - baseball player
Dwight Gooden - baseball player
Dwight Howard - basketball player
Dwight Lowery - football player
Dwight Smith - football player

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