What does Paine mean?
Paine [paine] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Paine) is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Paine is "countryman, rustic villager, peasant". Thomas Paine (18th century) was an influential political theorist during the American Revolution, and wrote "The Rights of Man" which supported the French Revolution.
(male) Pane, Peyne, ..
(female) Paian, Paina, .. Middle name pairings:
Paine Keegan (P.K.), ..
How popular is Paine?
Paine is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#3841 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. The only popular alternative form of Paine (not ranked) is Payne. Adoption of this form of Paine was more pronounced 2 decades ago (#1148). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Paine is alike in pronunciation to Pen and Penn. Other suggested similar names are Bane, Bayne, Blaine, Boine, Caine, Cairne, Carne, Craine, Daine, Dane, Dayne, Dwaine, Faine, Fane, Fraine, Gaine, Gayne, Heine, Janne, Kaine, Kairne, Kane▲, Kayne, Kline, Laine, Lane▲, Layne▲, Mayne, Nairne, Pace, Page, Paice, Paige, Parke, Parnel, Patin, Pavle, Pawnee, Payce, Payge, Pike, Pink▼, Pino, Price, Prime, Prince▲, Prinz, Prinze, Raine, Rane, Rayne, Shaine, Swaine, Thaine, Twaine, Vane, Wayne▼, Zaine, Zane▲ and Zayne▲. These names tend to be more frequently used than Paine.See names in meaning and etymology.