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Gender: Male Meaning of Gaines: "trickery" Origin of Gaines: English

The name Gaines is a boy's name meaning "trickery". Gaines and is often added to lists like Baby Names Inspired by Athletes and discussed in our forums with posts like "New: Movie Title Family Name Game!".

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A fairly common surname, with little appeal but a profit motive as a first name.

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Famous People Named Gaines

Gaines Adams, American NFL player
Macey Gaines Byington, daughter of American family vloggers Cullen & Katie

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