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Boy Name: Payne

Name: Payne
Pronunciation: \pa(y)-ne\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Payne's also a girl name)
Meaning: countryman, rustic villager, peasant
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Bayne, Boyne, Bane, Pain, Pawnee
Similar Names: Dayne, Gayne, Kayne, Layne, Mayne, Payce, Payge, Rayne, Wayne, Zayne
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 166


Payne \pa(y)-ne\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Payne), is a variant of Paine (Latin), and the meaning of Payne is "countryman, rustic villager, peasant".

The baby name Payne sounds like Bayne, Boyne, Bane, Pain and Pawnee. Other similar baby names are Dayne, Gayne, Kayne, Layne, Mayne, Payce, Payge, Rayne, Wayne and Zayne.


Payne is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#166 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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