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Gender: M Meaning of Paine: "villager, country-dweller" Origin of Paine: Latin

While patriot Thomas Paine is a worthy honoree, the mere association with the word 'pain' knocks this name out of bounds.

Famous People Named Paine

Pain fitzJohn (sometimes Payn, Payn, or Pagan), Anglo-Norman nobleman during the reign of King Henry I
Paine Wingate, U.S. Senator from New Hampshire

Pop Culture References for the name Paine

Paine Underwood, Noah's dad in Carl Hiaasen's "Flush."