Raine Family History
Raine Name 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’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press