Baby name finder

Before you decide on a baby name, find out what others think when they hear it - plus its origin and meaning, potential nicknames, and brilliant alternatives

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Origin

  • Gaelic

Meaning/history

  • Gaelic form of John

Nicknames

Interesting Iains

  • Iain Banks,
  • Ian Richardson,
  • Ian Bothan

Unfortunate Iains

  • brady

Iain goes well with

Middle names/Siblings/Partners

When I hear Iain
I think of...

  • someones uncle
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