US Popularity:1918
Meaning:Acquired; Craftsman; Spearer
Cain is a boy’s name of Hebrew origin and is strongly tied to the biblical figure Cain, the firstborn son of Adam and Eve in the book of Genesis. According to the Hebrew Bible, Cain is infamous for killing his younger brother Abel. Once a farmer, Cain is cursed to never farm the land again, and instead, he becomes known as the first man to establish a city. Cain persists as a baby name many centuries later because of its ancient history and famous connotations. Authors and screenplay writers are drawn to the name for their fictional characters for the same reason, ensuring that Cain will continue for many more years.

Cain Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Cain is currently #959 on The Bump
Boy:Cain is currently #523 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Cain is currently #1918 in U.S. births
Boy:Cain is currently #925 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 11
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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