Bain may refer to:


Bain (surname) Bain or Bains is an English, French, Punjabi ( Jatt), and Scottish surname. It may also be a variant form of a German surname. Bains shares many of the origins of the surname Baines. Origin of the surname Northern English There are two origins ...
, origin and list of people with the surname * Bain of Tulloch, Scottish family * Bain Stewart, Australian film producer, husband of
Leah Purcell Leah Maree Purcell (born 14 August 1970) is an Aboriginal Australian stage and film actress, playwright, film director, and novelist. She made her film debut in 1999, appearing in Paul Fenech's ''Somewhere in the Darkness'', which led to r ...
* Saint Bain (died c. 711 AD), Bishop of Thérouanne, Abbot of Saint Wandrille

Fictional characters

* Bain (''Wheel of Time''), character from the novels by Robert Jordan * Sunset Bain, a Marvel Comics character * Sheriff Joe Bain, a character in the work of Jack Vance * Miguel Bain, a character in the film ''
Assassins An assassin is a person who commits targeted murder. Assassin may also refer to: Origin of term * Someone belonging to the medieval Persian Ismaili order of Assassins Animals and insects * Assassin bugs, a genus in the family ''Reduviida ...
'' * Noah Bain, a character in the TV Series It Takes a Thief * Bain, a character from the video game Payday 2


* Bain & Company, a global management consulting firm *
Bain Capital Bain Capital is an American private investment firm based in Boston. It specializes in private equity, venture capital, credit, public equity, impact investing, life sciences, and real estate. Bain Capital invests across a range of industry ...
, a private equity group co-founded by Mitt Romney


* Bain, Alberta, Canada * Bain, Iran *
River Bain The River Bain is a river in Lincolnshire, England, and a tributary of the River Witham. The Bain rises in the Lincolnshire Wolds at Ludford,J. N. Clarke, (1990), ''The Horncastle and Tattershall Canal'', Oakwood Press, a village on The Vi ...
, Lincolnshire, England *
River Bain, North Yorkshire The River Bain is a river in North Yorkshire, England. As a tributary of the River Ure, it is one of the shortest, named rivers in England. The river is home to the small scale hydroelectricity project River Bain Hydro located at Bainbridg ...
, England

Other uses

* '' Le Bain'', a painting by Édouard Manet * Pegas Bain, a Czech paraglider design

See also

* Bane (disambiguation) * Baine (disambiguation) * Bains (disambiguation) *
Baines Baines is a surname of English, Scottish or Welsh origin. It shares many of the same roots with the British surname Bains.Reaney, P.H. ''A Dictionary of British Surnames'' Routledge & Kegan Paul, 2nd edition (1976)Hanks, P. & Hodges, F. ''A Dict ...
Bein Bein (German for ''leg'') is a German and Yiddish surname and may refer to: People * Alex Bein, Jewish scholar * Kazimierz Bein, Polish ophthalmologist, the founder and sometime director of the Warsaw Ophthalmic Institute * Uwe Bein, German footb ...