Last Name CAIN


Meaning The sone of Kane or Cain.
Chaste, beloved, fair, beautiful.
Clear, white, fair, and hence, beloved, dear; 'can,' a lake, a whelp.
Male name CAIN is a Latin spelling of its Cyrillic origins 'ЦАИН' (for the male) and 'ЦАИНА' (for its female versions). Below are some other possible Latin spellings of the Cyrillic versions of these names.
Male versions of the name: 'CAIN' 'TSAIN'
Female versions of the name: 'CAINA' 'TSAINA' .
Origin English, Welsh, Gaelic, Gaelic, Irish, Romanian, Belgian, South african, Hungarian, Bulgarian

Rank 516 (2000 US census) 486 (1990 US census)
Count 57,873 (2000 US census)

Race / ethnic distribution

The 2000 US Census claims that
  • 80.07%, or 46339 total occurrences, of those with this family name identified themselves as being white,
  • 15.95%, or 9231 total occurrences, as black,
  • 0.49%, or 284 total occurrences, as Asian and Pacific Islander,
  • 0.66%, or 382 total occurrences, as American Indian and Native Alaskan,
  • 1.48%, or 857 total occurrences, as two or more races, and
  • 1.36%, or 787 total occurrences, as Hispanic ethnic origin.

Scottish surnames

Scottish last names divide themselves into two classes: Highland and Lowland.
In very few instances the names were considered before the eleventh century. They became significantly better known only since the thirteen century.
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Belarus middle names

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English surnames

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