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Type Surname (from location)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. RAYNZ
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Meaning & History

Originally denoted a person from Rayne, Essex, England (possibly from an Old English word meaning "shelter") or from Rennes, Brittany, France (from the name of the Gaulish tribe of the Redones).

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