Meaning and Origin of: Baines

Family name origins & meanings

  • Scottish and northern English : nickname meaning ‘bones’. Compare Bain 2.
  • Scottish : reduced form ofMcBane, with English patronymic -s.
  • English, of Welsh origin : Anglicized form of Welsh ab Einws ‘son ofEinws’, a pet form of the personal name Einon (seeEynon).
  • English : from a derivative of Bain.