Meaning and Origin of Dain - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Dain

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Norse : From Denmark

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : nickname from Middle English digne, deyne ‘worthy’, ‘honorable’, or alternatively, as Reaney suggests, from Middle English dain(e) ‘haughty’, ‘reserved’ (Burgundian French doigne).
  • English : variant of Dean.
  • English : variant of Dane.
  • French : nickname from Old French dain ‘agile’, ‘nimble’.
  • Jewish : variant of Dayan.