Home > Lainey


What does Lainey mean?

Lainey Pronunciation of Lainey [lainey] as a girls' name. Diminutive of Elaine (Old French) "bright, shining light".

Associated with: old.


Lainey has 1 variant: Laney.

Affiliated girl name: Lane.

2 more different relations via Elaine: Laine and Layney.

Creative forms:
(female) Liney, Luney, ..

(male) Laiano, Laion, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lainey Carleigh (L.C.), ..

How popular is Lainey?

Lainey is an unusual given name for women. Lainey is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Lainey was first listed in 1994 and reached its top position of #533 in the U.S. in the year 2011, and is currently at #577. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lainey name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lainey outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related girl names. Laney (#644 last year), Elaine (#673), Laine and Lane are the prominent variation forms of Lainey (#577 last year) rated in the Top 2000. These forms of Lainey reached the height of their popularity 8 decades ago (usage of 0.4%) and are now significantly less widespread (usage 0.1%, 84.5%), with the version Elaine becoming somewhat dated. Lainey and Laney are two of the more chic baby names in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lainey, Elaine, Laine, Lane, Laney in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Lainey is alike in pronunciation to Laina, Lana, Lanae, Lanah, Lanai, Lani, Lanie, Lanna, Lannah, Lannie, Lanny, Leina, Lina, Linah, Linea, Linna, Linnea, Lonee, Lynea and Lynnea. Other suggested similar names are Bailey, Briney, Cailey, Caitey, Chainey, Dabney, Daisey, Daney, Danney, Hailey, Jaimey, Jaine, Jainee, Janey, Janney, Kailey, Kaitey, Ladey, Laicee, Laicey, Laidy, Laily, Laisey, Lanet, Larine, Lassey, Layne, Leanne, Lene, Leoine, Leone, Liahne, Liane, Lianne, Lin, Lindey, Lindy, Linn, Linsey, Linzy, Luane, Luanne, Lynne, Maisey, Nainsey, Nanney, Paine, Railey, Raine, Rainey, Rainy, Rayney, Saidey, Taney and Tawney. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lainey.

See names
in meaning and etymology.