Meaning and Origin of: Raine
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First name origins & meanings:
- Latin : Ruler
- Norwegian : Queen; pure
- English : Wise ruler
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Last name origin & meaning:
- English and French : from a short form of any of the various Germanic personal names formed with ragin ‘counsel’ as the first element (see, for example, Raymond, Reynold).
- English : from the medieval female personal name Rayne (from Old French reine ‘queen’, Latin regina).
- English and French : nickname from Old French raine ‘frog’ (Latin rana).
- Scottish : habitational name from a place called Rayne in Aberdeenshire, so named from an English dialect term meaning ‘strip of land’.