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Gender: Male Meaning of Bain: "white, fair" Origin of Bain: Gaelic

The name Bain is a boy's name of Gaelic origin meaning "white, fair". Bain and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Blond and discussed in our forums with posts like "Chance Lots of Multiples".

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Not a very desirable pick -- you wouldn't want your child to be the Bain/bane of your existence.

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bethlena Says:


I am personally not a fan of this name, it is far too close to the word bane. "The noun bane refers to anything that is a cause of harm, ruin, or death. But we often use it for things that aren't that bad, just feel like it. You might say mosquitoes are the bane of your existence. The now obsolete meaning of "deadly poison" is seen in the names of poisonous plants such as wolfsbane and henbane."