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Swain meaning and name origin
Swain \s-wain\ as a boy's name is a variant of Sven (Old Norse) and Swaine (Old English), and the meaning of Swain is "boy, lad; one who herds swine".
The baby name Swain sounds like Swayn, Shawn, Shaun, Seann, Sean, Shaan, Shan, Shann, Shayn, Shaine, Swen, Swayne and Zain. Other similar baby names are Dwain, Owain and Twain.
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Popularity of Swain
Swain is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1029 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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