Other Origin(s):French
Meaning:Countryman; Villager rustic
Payne is a gender-neutral moniker of Middle English origin, meaning “countryman” or “village rustic.” Although Payne originates from the French family name Payen, it has become a pretty popular surname across the UK. If your little Payne loves music, they have many muses they can look to for some lyrical enlightenment. Liam Payne is famed as one of the former members of One Direction. They might also find inspiration in singer Freda Payne, known for her 70s banger “Band of Gold.”
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