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Boy Name: Paine

Name: Paine
Pronunciation: \pa(i)-ne\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Paine's also a girl name)
Meaning: countryman, rustic villager, peasant
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Bayne, Bain, Boine, Bane, Pino, Pawnee
Variant forms: Pain, Payne
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 2679


Paine \pa(i)-ne\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Paine), is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Paine is "countryman, rustic villager, peasant". Thomas Paine (18th century) was an influential political theorist during the American Revolution, and wrote "The Rights of Man" which supported the French Revolution.

Paine has 2 variant forms: Pain and Payne.

Baby names that sound like Paine are Bayne, Bain, Boine, Bane, Pino and Pawnee.


Paine is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#2679 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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