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pinWhat does Twain mean?

Twain /twain/ [1 syll.] 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.


Twain has 2 variants: Twaine and Twayn.

Kreatif forms: Twainni, Twainny. [more]

pinHow 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 popularity of Twain for boys. Twain has yet to be recorded in the list so far. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Twain name in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Twain is alike in pronunciation to Tan, Thaine and Twan. Other recommended similar baby names are Dwain, Owain and Swain. These names tend to be more frequently used than Twain.