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Meaning of Dwight

Dwight

Pronunciation: (dwīt), [key]
— n.
  1. 1826–1916, U.S. ecclesiastic: president of Yale University 1886–98.
  2. a male given name: from an Anglo-French surname meaning “of the Isle of Wight.”
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.