Subject: Re: surname Bayne
Author: Sean Foglai   (guest)
Date: April 28, 2004 at 6:22 AM
Reply to: surname Bayne by Giacomo

It is Scottish and/or Irish, but found throughout the British Isles. In Irish, 'bán' means fair or white. It's most commonly spelled the way you have in Co. Tyrone and Mayo. Its alternate forms are Bain, Bane, Baine, Baines and is sometimes translated to White.

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