Cain: baby boy name meaning and popularity


The Anglicized version of the Hebrew name Qayin, meaning "possessed." As in "acquired" - not demonic. Although when your little Cain throws a tantrum over a lump in his sock, you might wonder a bit.


Cain is a really hard name to nickname.

Famous people named Cain:

Actor Cain DeVore; mixed martial artist Cain Velasquez.

Fun fact:

The Biblical Cain was the firstborn son of Adam and Eve, who murdered his brother Abel in a jealous rage. But he was also a farmer, so that green thumb's gotta count for something. Right?

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