Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary
There were two of this name in the first ages of the world. Cainan, the son of Enos, Genesis 5:9 and Cainan, the son of Arphaxad, Luke 3:36. His name is derived from Canah, to possess. Hence Cainan means, possessor.
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Hawker, Robert D.D. Entry for 'Cainan'. Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance and Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/pmd/c/cainan.html. London. 1828.