The Gaine surname is thought to come from the Old French word "gagner," which meant "to till" or "cultivate" the land. A such, the name Gaine was likely originally an
name for a farmer or cultivator.
from ancient times.
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of this family name include: Gagne, Gagnes, Gane, Gaine, Gaigne, Geigne, Geygne, Gaygne, De Gagne, De Gagnes, DesGagne, Des Gagne, Desgagne, desGagne, Gagny, Gagnay, Gagnais, Gagney, Gagneais, Gagnet, Gagnau, Gaigne, Gaignet, Gaigney, Gaigny and many more.