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Boy Name: Swaine

Name: Swaine
Pronunciation: \s-waine, swa(i)-ne\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: one who herds swine
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Shaine, Shane, Shayne, Zaine
Variant forms: Swain, Swayn, Swayne
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 67376

Description

Swaine \s-waine, swa(i)-ne\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Swaine is "one who herds swine". Occupational name. Swine is an old term for pigs. The first Danish king of England (11th century) was named Swain, a name which may also be related to Sven.

Swaine has 3 variant forms: Swain, Swayn and Swayne.

Baby names that sound like Swaine are Shaine, Shane, Shayne and Zaine.

Popularity

Swaine is not a popular first name for men but a somewhat popular surname or last name for both men and women (#67376 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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