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What does Twain mean?

Twain Pronunciation of Twain [twain] as a boys' name is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Twain is "divided in two". Made famous by American writer Mark Twain, who got his name from the calls of river boatmen. His original name was Samuel Clemens.

Associated with: famous, river.

Variations

Twain has 2 variants: Twaine and Twayn.

Creative forms:
(male) Twainny, Twaino, ..

(female) Twainna, Twana, ..

Middle name pairings:
Twain Brycen (T.B.), ..

How popular is Twain?

Twain is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Twain is an uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name history of Twain for boys. Twain has yet to be recorded in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Twain name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Twain outside U.S.

Similar Names

Twain is alike in pronunciation to Tan, Teun, Thaine, Ton, Toon and Twan. Other recommended names are Alain, Bain, Blain, Brain, Cain, Crain, Dain, Dewain, Duwain, Dwain, Ewin, Fain, Gawain, Gwin, Iain, Kain, Owain, Owin, Pain, Rain, Swain, Tait, Talin, Tarin, Tavin, Tevin, Tobin, Torin, Trai, Trail, Tynin, Wain and Zain. These names tend to be more frequently used than Twain.

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