Raine Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Raine:
Transferred use of the surname derived from the French reine (queen).
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Meaning helpful friend (Latin)
1.English and French: from a short form of any of the various Germanic personal names formed with ragin ‘counsel’
as the first element (see, for example, Raymond, Reynold).
2.English: from the medieval female personal name Rayne (from Old French reine ‘queen’, Latin regina).
3.English and French: nickname from Old French raine ‘frog’ (Latin rana).
4.Scottish: habitational name from a place called Rayne in Aberdeenshire, so named from an English dialect term
meaning ‘strip of land’.
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"Raine" - A song by American singer Bret Michaels, lead singer of Poison.
Raine Loire, a minor character in the game Final Fantasy VIII.