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What does Kaine mean?

Kaine Pronunciation of Kaine as a boys' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Kaine means "acquired; spear; battle". Kaine is an alternate spelling of Cain (Hebrew). Kaine is also a variation of Kane (Irish, Gaelic): anglicized variation of Cath´┐Żn.


ASSOCIATED WITH spear (warrior), battle (war)


VARIANTS Keane, Kayne, Kain, Caine

OTHER FORMS VIA CAIN, KANE Cahane, Kahan, Kahane

(male) Kyne, ..

(female) Kaiani, ..

Kaine Terrance (K.T.), ..

How popular is Kaine?

Kaine is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#39617 out of 150436, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Kaine was first listed in 1994 and reached its top position of #1011 in the U.S. in 2017, and is presently at #1105. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Cain (#864 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Caine, Kain (#1279), Kane (#319) and Kayne (#1544) are the prominent alternative forms of Kaine (#1105) rated in the Top 2000. These forms of Kaine were at the top of their popularity in 2018 (MEDIAN #1185). Kane is the continual favorite, although Cain seems to be getting popular too.

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

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

Similar Names

Kaine is pronounced similarly to Coyne, Kahn, Kean, Keen, Keene, Ken, Kenn, Keon, Keyne, Khan, Khanh, Kian, Quin and Quinn. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Bane, Bayne, Blaine, Boine, Cairne, Carne, Craine, Daine, Dane, Dayne, Dwaine, Faine, Fane, Fraine, Gaine, Heine, Janne, Kade, Kadin, Kai, Kaiden, Kail, Kaile, Kaimi, Kaird, Kairde (see Caird), Kairn, Kairne, Kaiser, Kale, Kalin, Kana, Kannen, Kano, Karney, Karny (see Kearney), Kasee, Kayde, Kaye, Kayle, Kearne, Kile, King, Kline, Klint, Laine, Lane, Layne, Mayne, Nairne, Paine, Raine, Rayne, Shaine, Swaine, Thaine, Twaine, Vane, Wayne, Zaine and Zane. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kaine.

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