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What does Caine mean?

Caine Pronunciation of Caine as a boys' name is pronounced kayn. It is of Old English origin. Medieval place name and surname. See also Cain and Kane. Actor Michael Caine.


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, medieval, surname


RELATED FORMS VIA CAIN, KANE Cahan, Cahane, Cain, Kahane, Kain, Kaine, Kayne, Keane

(male) Cone, ..

(female) Caice, ..

Caine Jakoby (C.J.), ..

How popular is Caine?

Caine is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#7544 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Caine entered the list in 1994 and reached its highest rank of #1583 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Kane (#319 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Cain (#864), Kaine (#1105), Kain (#1279) and Kayne (#1544) are the popular related forms of Caine. Other forms, like Keane, are uncommon. These forms of Caine are at the height of their popularity today (USAGE OF 0.1%). Kane has generally been the top pick of parents, although Cain seems to be gaining popularity too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caine, Cain, Kain, Kaine, Kane, Kayne in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Caine is alike in pronunciation to Con, Conn, Coyne, Kahn, Kain, Kaine, Kayne, Keane, Keene, Keyne, Quin and Quinn. Other recommended sound-alike names are Bane, Bayne, Blaine, Boine, Cabe, Cace, Cade, Cahane, Cai, Caide, Caiden, Caile, Cailey, Caily, Caio, Caird, Cairn, Cairne, Cairo, Caius, Caje, Cale, Canice, Carmine, Carne, Case, Cayce, Cayle, Chane, Channe, Chayne, Chino, Claire, Clint, Clive, Crain, Craine, Daine, Dane, Dayne, Dwaine, Faine, Fane, Fraine, Gaine, Gayne, Heine, Kairne, Kline, Laine, Lane, Layne, Mayne, Nairne, Paine, Payne, Raine, Rayne, Thaine, Twaine, Wayne, Zaine and Zane. These names tend to be more frequently used than Caine.