Rains Surname History
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Rains Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Rains may be difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Rains may be in dispute depending on whether the surname came in to being organically and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of family names that are based on a craft, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker).
Rains Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Rains come may come from a trade, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. Some of these craft-based surnames might be a profession in another language. For this reason it is essential to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many modern names like Rains originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "Grace of God".
Rains Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Rains were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Rains. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Rains surname are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like Rains change in their spelling as they travel across communities, family branches, and eras across time.
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Rains Family Tree
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- James Rains
- Charlotte Kathleen Minehart Rains 1917 - ?
- Rhodes G. Rains 1811 - 1888
- Keziah Hannah Raines Rains 1809 - 1889
- Benjamin Harrison Rains 1814 - 1906
- Margaret Ann Rains 1814 - ?
- Newman A. Rains 1818 - 1870
- Comfort Rains 1819 - 1843
- Amelia E. Rains 1824 - 1890
- Mollie Ann Rains 1762 - 1840