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What does Gaine mean?

Gaine Pronunciation of Gaine [gaine] as a boys' name means "son of the fair-skinned one". Gaine is a variant form of Gaynor (Irish, Gaelic).

Associated with: fair (white).


4 relations via Gaynor: Gainer, Gainor, Gay and Gayner.

Creative forms:
(male) Gainet, Ganne, ..

(female) Gaie, Gaina, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gaine Amauri (G.A.), ..

How popular is Gaine?

Gaine is a rare first name for males but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#75695 out of 150436, Top 50%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular alternative form of Gaine (outside Top 2000) is Gay. Other variants, like Gayner, are seldom used. This relation of Gaine was popular as a baby name in the 1890s. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gay in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gaine and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Gaine is alike in pronunciation to Gahan, Gaillen, Gawain, Gawaine, Gawan, Gawayne, Gayne, Guinn, Gun, Gunn, Gunne, Gwayn, Gwayne, Gwin, Gwinn, Gwyn, Gwynn and Gyan. Other recommended names are Blaine, Caine, Carne, Craine, Daine, Dane, Dayne, Dwaine, Faine, Fane, Fraine, Gabe, Gabie, Gable, Gafni, Gage, Gaige, Gail, Gaile, Gaille, Gaines, Gains, Gair, Gaius, Gale, Gannet, Garnet, Garve, Gayle, Gaynes, Gene, Gide, Gino, Glin, Glinn, Guaire, Heine, Janne, Kaine, Kane, Kayne, Laine, Lane, Layne, Mayne, Nairne, Paine, Raine, Rane, Rayne, Shaine, Swaine, Thaine, Twaine, Vane, Zaine and Zane. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gaine.

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