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Cain Genealogy & History

The surname Cain has three main theories as to its origin, and none of them are related to the biblical figure. The first is from Old French, as a nickname for a tall, thin man, or for someone working with or living near reeds; cane is both Middle English and Old French for cane or reed. The second is Norman, from the town of Caen in Normandy. Lastly, Caine might be Welsh, from the given name Keina, a derivative of the Welsh cain, meaning beautiful. Caine family history begins with Godrey Kein in the Abbey of Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. Cain genealogy includes 2012 presidential candidate Herman Cain and British actor Michael Caine.


Cain Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
Aaron Cain-- --, 1911July ,1981OH
Babette Cain-- --, 1956November 15,2004MA
Caesar Cain-- --, 1907September 1,1991SC
D Jamison Cain-- --, 1926April 12,2010SC

Cain Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Lavelle Cain-- --, 1921May ,1992Wichita,KS
Fae Cain-- --, 1898October ,1986Chicago,IL
Gail Cain-- --, 1948August 22,2001Gladwin,MI
H Thomas Cain-- --, 1913August 23,1993Phoenix,AZ

Cain Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Arthur CainHelene SavageOctober 17,1942Wake, NC
Billy CainAnnie CriscoOctober 26,1957Wake, NC
Clancy CainPearline HicksJune 29,1938Wake, NC
Gordon CainJoyce MckenzieApril 16,1949Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Cain

437th: Cochran438th: Hoover
439th: Wall440th: Bryan
441st: McBride442nd: Tate
443rd: Decker444th: Alvarez
445th: Gibbs446th: Wilcox

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