Raines Family History
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Raines Name Meaning
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’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Raine, Raynes, Baines, Haynes, Gaines, Caines, Rayner, Rainey, Haimes