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
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Overall:Cain is currently #959 on The Bump
Boy:Cain is currently #250 on The Bump Boy Names
Overall:Cain is currently #1912 in U.S. births
Boy:Cain is currently #651 in U.S. births
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