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12/14/2019, 2:25 PM Mike C update #106
7/11/2018, 11:16 AM Mike C update #100
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5/30/2011, 5:41 PM Mike C earliest recorded revision

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

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).