Meaning and Origin of Raine - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Raine

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • Latin : Ruler
  • Norwegian : Queen; pure

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • English : Wise ruler

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • 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’.