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Gender: M Meaning of Cain: "spear; possessed" Origin of Cain: Hebrew Cain's Popularity in 2014: #727

Cain, the name of the first murderer, was until recently seldom heard outside of the Old Testament and soap operas. It is, however, at the top of its popularity in the US, reaching #727 in the USA Top 1000. It is even more popular in England and Wales, where it ranks at #520. Vary the spelling to Kane or Caine to sidestep the negative biblical connection.

Famous People Named Cain

Cain Ramirez Velasquez, American mixed martial artist
Cain Ackland, Australian rules footballer

Pop Culture References for the name Cain

Cain Marko aka Juggernaut, Marvel Comics character
Cain Dingle, character on British soap "Emmerdale"
Cain, character in film "RoboCop 2"
Cain, character on TV's "Supernatural"
Deckard Cain, character in video game "Diablo"

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