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What does Raines mean?

Raines Pronunciation of Raines as a boys' name is of English origin. Possibly "lord" or related to Reginald, Reynold, or Rainer. Actor Claud Rains.



VARIANTS Rain, Raine, Rains, Rayne, Raynes

RELATIONS VIA RAINER, REGINALD, REYNOLD Rainier, Rainor, Ranier, Rayner, Raynier, Reiner, Rene



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How popular is Raines?

Raines is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#1614 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Reginald (#831 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Rene (#929) and Reynold are the popular related forms of Raines (NOT RANKED). Other variants, like Rainier, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Raines was common among parents in the 1960s (AVERAGE #523) and is now much diminished, with forms like Rene going out of style. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Reginald, Rene, Reynold in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Raines and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Barnes, Caine, Daine, Faine, Gaine, Gainer, Gaines, Gains, Gaynes, Hannes, Kaine, Laine, Magnes, Paine, Raice, Raiden, Rainger, Rainier, Rainor, Ramos, Ramses, Ramsey, Ramzey, Rance, Rane, Range, Rayner, Reiner, Ries, Ring, Ringo, Rinji, Rinus, Rives and Zaine. Like Raines, these names are not frequently used.