Between 1900 and 2019 there were 8 births of Main in the countries below, which represents an average of 0 birth of children bearing the first name Main per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 0 birth.

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En Français Prénom Main   
In Italiano Nome Main   

Information about the first name Main

The first name Main has been assigned to:
37.50% to boys
62.50% to girls
The country where the first name Main is the most common is:
AR Argentina
This first name is on trend: Female
This first name has 4 letters including 2 vowels and 2 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Main

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Main : Aimn, Amin, Amín, Amîn, Amni, Amní, Anmi, Ian M, Iman, Imán, Iman, Imna, Inam, Mani, Máni, Mi An, Mi Na, Mian, Mina, Miná, Mína, Naim, Naïm, Nami, Niam, Nima

Anacyclics of the first name Main

An anacyclic is a word or phrase that can be read in the normal sense of reading or in the opposite direction. Here is the list of names that are anonymous of the given name Main: Niam

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Origin and meaning of name Main

US English
Etymology src :
  • From Middle English mayn, main, maine, mæin, meyn, from main (noun) (see further at etymology 2); compare Old English mægen- (“strong, main, principal”) (used in combination) and Old Norse megn, megenn (“strong, main”). The word is cognate with Old High German megīn (“strong, mighty”) (modern German Möge, Vermögen (“power, wealth”)), and also akin to Old English magan (“to be able to”). See also may.
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  • From Middle English mayn, main, maine, mæine, mæȝen, from Old English mæġen (“strength”), from Proto-Germanic *maginą (“strength, power, might”), *maginaz (“strong”), from Proto-Indo-European *megʰ- (“be able”). The word is cognate with Old High German magen, megin, Old Norse magn, megn, megin, Old Saxon megin. More recent senses are derived from the adjective.
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  • Origin uncertain; probably from the adjective main. Evidence is lacking for a derivation from French main (“hand”).
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Etymology (Adjective) src :
  • main (not comparable)
  • Of chief or leading importance; prime, principal. [from 15th c.]
  • Chief, most important, or principal in extent, size, or strength; consisting of the largest part.
  • Synonym: largest
  • (archaic, of force, strength, etc.) Full, sheer, undivided. [from 16th c.]
  • (dialectal) Big; angry.
  • (nautical) Belonging to or connected with the principal mast in a vessel.
  • (obsolete) Great in size or degree; important, powerful, strong, vast.
Etymology (Adverb) src :
  • main (comparative more main, superlative most main)
  • (Britain, dialectal) Exceedingly, extremely, greatly, mightily, very, very much.
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • main (third-person singular simple present mains, present participle maining, simple past and past participle mained)
  • (transitive) Short for mainline (“to inject (a drug) directly into a vein”).
  • (transitive, gaming) To mainly play a specific character, or side, during a game.
  • (obsolete) Of a road: to convert into a main or primary road.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • main (plural mains)
  • (obsolete, gaming) A hand or match in a game of dice.
  • (obsolete, gaming) The largest throw in a match at dice; in the game of hazard, a number from one to nine called out by a person before the dice are thrown.
  • (obsolete, gaming) A stake played for at dice.
  • (obsolete, gaming, sports) A sporting contest or match, especially a cockfighting match.
  • A banker's shovel for coins.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • main (plural mains)
  • (obsolete, rare) A basket for gathering grapes.
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Pronunciation src :
  • (Received Pronunciation, General American) enPR: mān, IPA(key): /meɪn/
  • Rhymes: -eɪn
  • Homophones: mane, Maine
Middle English
Adjective src :
  • main
  • Alternative form of mayn
Noun src :
  • main
  • Alternative form of mayn
FR French
Etymology src :
  • From Middle French main, Old French main, mein, man, from Latin manus (“hand”), from Proto-Italic *manus, from Proto-Indo-European *man- (“hand”). Compare Spanish mano.
Old French
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FR French
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Noun src :
  • main f (plural mains)
  • hand
  • (soccer) handball
  • (poker) hand
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /mɛ̃/
  • Homophones: mains, maint, maints
  • Hyphenation: main
Old French
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Noun src :
  • main f (oblique plural mainz, nominative singular main, nominative plural mainz)
  • (anatomy) hand
FR French
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  • doigt
  • dos
  • paume
  • poignet
  • pouce
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  • manche
  • manicle
  • manier
  • manipuler
  • manivelle
  • manuel
Noun (Synonyms) src :
  • louche
  • mimine
  • paluche
  • pince
Old French
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ID Indonesian
Verb src :
  • main (bermain)
  • to play
Etymology src :
  • From Latin mēne, from mē. Compare Romanian mine.
Pronoun src :
  • main
  • (first-person singular pronoun, oblique case) me
Pronoun (Related terms) src :
  • me
  • ju
Etymology src :
  • A phonemical reduction from Pre-Malayic *q-um-ayam, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qayam.
Pronunciation src :
  • (Johor-Selangor) IPA(key): /maen/
  • (Riau-Lingga) IPA(key): /maɪn/
  • Rhymes: -aen, -en
Verb src :
  • main (Jawi spelling ماءين, used in the form bermain)
  • to play
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  • Indonesian: main
Middle French
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Noun src :
  • main f (plural mains)
  • (anatomy) hand
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PT Portuguese
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FI Finnish
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Noun src :
  • main
  • Instructive plural form of maa.
Noun (See also) src :
  • jossain näillä main

Popularity of the name Main

Number of MAIN births per year

Total births of Main by country

Births with the first name Main
1922 - 2015
1900 - 2016
1999 - 2018
1980 - 2019

Comments on the name Main

Personalities with the first name Main

There is 0 personality with the first name Main

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Main

There are 2 actors and actresses with the first name Main
Main Piece
Main Kristoffersen

Rankings of first name MAIN by country

Country ranking (boys)
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Country ranking (girls)
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