What does Laine mean?
Laine /lai-ne/ as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Laine) is pronounced layn. It is of English origin, and the meaning of Laine is "path, roadway". Variant of the surname Lane, or a short form of names like Marlaine and Melanie.
Affiliated girl name: Elaine.
Laine has 30 more different relations via Lane, Melanie: Lainey▲, Malaney, Malanie, Mel, Mela, Melaina, Melaine, Melainey, Melana, Melanee, Melaney, Melani, Melania, Melaniya, Melanney, Melannie, Melantha, Melany▲, Mella, Mellanie, Melli, Mellie▼, Melloney, Mellony, Melly, Meloni, Melonie, Melonnie, Melony and Milena▲.Kreatif forms: Laile, Liene. [more]
How popular is Laine?
Laine is a somewhat popular first name for women (#4048 out of 4276, Top 95%) and an even more popular surname for both adults and children (#9085 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Laine and affiliated names. Elaine (#654 2 years ago), Lainey (#585), Laney (#640), Lanie, Melanie (#79), Melany (#436), Mellie, Melonie and Milena (#798) are the prominent varying forms of Laine (not ranked) appearing in the Top 1000. These forms of Laine were at the top of their popularity in 2014 (average #688). Melanie is more universally found than the rest, though Melany has gained in usage over time, while Elaine and Mellie used to be popular. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Laine is alike in pronunciation to Leanne▼, Lene, Leoine, Leone▼, Liahne, Liane, Lianne, Lin, Linn, Luane, Luanne▼ and Lynne▼. Other suggested similar baby names are Jaine, Lana▲, Lanae, Lani, Lanna, Lannie, Lanny, Larine, Layney, Leina, Lina▼, Linea, Paine and Raine. These names tend to be less commonly used than Laine.