Name: Caine

Origin and Meaning of the Name Caine

  • Meaning:
    Reed, cane; tall thin person
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    Battle plain
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    A spear
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    English speaking countries
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    The surname Caine is a variation of the last name Cain. As a surname, Cain can be English or French in origin. In English it is derived from the Middle English word for a cane or reed, and was used of a tall, thin person. In French the surname comes from the town of Caen in Normandy, which was named for Gaulish words meaning 'battle plain'. Caine could also be a respelling of the Hebrew personal name Cain.

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