Cain

Male

Meaning

Acquired, or possessed; the first born son of Adam & Eve.

Origin

Hebrew

Pronunciation

/keɪn/

Traits associated with the name Cain:

Cain has a strong, powerful sound to it that highlights a dog's strength of character.

Dogs named Cain tend to be loving, good-natured, and hard-working. This name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Cain?

Naming your dog Cain may suggest that you have an appreciation for the biblical story of Cain and Abel, or that you have a fondness for the name itself. It could also suggest that you have a strong sense of creativity and a unique approach to naming your pet.

Is Cain a good dog name?

Cain is a one-syllable dog name, making it short and snappy. Cain isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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Naming your dog Cain is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Cain was, in the past month, the 893rd most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of June 2024, Cain is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Cain was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Cain's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Cain is most adored in Iowa, Washington and Rhode Island.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Oregon, Nebraska and Pennsylvania.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Cain.

Most popular breeds named Cain:

  1. American Pitbull Terrier
  2. Boxer
  3. Siberian Husky
  4. American Staffordshire Terrier
  5. Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Cain is found in these categories:

cute dog names
cute

Biblical origins meet a playful twist, perfect for a mischievous pup!

biblical dog names
biblical

Cain is a character from the Bible, known as Adam and Eve's first son.

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Cain dog name meaning

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