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Bain Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Bain is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Bain is "lives near bridge over white water".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 4241 in baby name popularity for boys with 23 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Bain Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Bain has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Bain to other names.


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Related Names

The names Banbridge, Banbrigge are all forms of Bain.

Other Tidbits

Bain falls into the water name category.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Bain in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

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Just for fun, see the name Bain in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Bain in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.