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Boy Name: Kain

Name: Kain
Pronunciation: \kain\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: acquire
Origin: Hebrew
Related Names: Kane
Sounds Like: Kaine, Kahn
Similar Names: Bain, Kairn, Kail, Dain, Fain, Iain, Kadin, Kalin, Kai, Pain, Rain, Wain, Zain
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 7897


Kain \kain\ as a boy's name is pronounced kayn. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Kain is "acquire". Variant of Kenan. Biblical: refers to the tribe of Kenites or to a city in Judah. See also Cain.

For more information, see also the related name Kane.

Baby names that sound like Kain are Kaine and Kahn. Other similar baby names are Bain, Kairn, Kail, Dain, Fain, Iain, Kadin, Kalin, Kai, Pain, Rain, Wain and Zain.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Kain.


Kain is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#7897 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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