Family name origins & meanings
- English : habitational name for someone from Rayne in Essex, recorded in Domesday Book as Raines, possibly from an unattested Old English word, hrægene ‘shelter’, ‘eminence’.
- English (of Norman origin) : habitational name from Rennes in Brittany.
- English : patronymic from Raine 1.
- Jewish (Ashkenazic) : metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Rayne, cognate with Raine 2 and used as a translation of Hebrew Malka ‘queen’.