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What does Laine mean?

Laine \la(i)-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.


Variations

Laine has 4 variants: Laina, Laney, Lanie and Layne.

For more information, see also the related girl name Elaine.

Laine has 30 more different forms 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.


Popularity

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 last year), Lainey (#585), Laney (#640), Lanie, Melanie (#79), Melany (#436), Mellie, Melonie and Milena (#798) are the prominent varying forms of Laine (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000. These girl names were at the top of their popularity in 2014 (usage of 0.312%), except for the versions Elaine and Mellie which have become less stylish. The more fashionable names for newborns among these are Lainey (#585), Laney (#640), Melanie (#79), Melany (#436) and Milena (#798). (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Elaine, Lainey, Laney, Lanie, Melanie, Melany, Mellie, Melonie, Milena in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elaine, Melanie outside U.S.


Similar Names

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.

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