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Cain Surname History
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Cain Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Cain may be very difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Cain may be in dispute as result of whether the surname came about organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on professions, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).
Cain Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Cain come may come from a trade, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these profession-based family names might be a profession in some other language. This is why it is good to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many modern names like Cain are inspired by religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and other related texts. Often these names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".
Cain Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Cain name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Family names like Cain transform in how they're said and written as they travel across villages, family branches, and countries over generations. In early history when few people could write, names such as Cain were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Cain.
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Cain Family Tree
Here are a few of the Cain genealogies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Cains
- George J Cain
- Iva Odgers Cain
- Katherine Cain 1898 - 1974
- Walter Cain 1908 - 1986
- Westley Cain 1902 - 1976
- Anna B Cain 1920 - 1993
- Robert L Cain 1925 - 2007
- Thelma Cain 1921 - 1985
- Joseph T Cain 1925 - 1988
- Norton Cain 1889 - 1972