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Meaning and name origin

Lane \l(a)-ne\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Lane), is of Middle English origin. Place name and surname.

Lane has 5 variant forms: Laine, Lainey, Laney, Lanie and Layne.


Lane is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2645 out of 4276, Top 62%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#182 out of 88799, Top 0%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Lane and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Lainey (#585), Laney (#640) and Lanie. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lainey, Laney, Lanie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lane and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Lane is also pronounced similarly to Leann, Leanne, Lene, Leone, Liahne, Liane, Liann, Lianne, Lin, Linn, Luane, Luann, Luanne, Lyn, Lynn and Lynne. Other suggested similar baby names are Dane, Jane, Lace, Laina, Lake, Lana, Lanae, Lanah, Lanai, Lanet, Lani, Lanna, Lannie, Lanny, Layney, Leana, Lena, Lenae, Liana, Lina, Linea, Lona, Lonee, Loni, Lonie, Luana, Luna, Lyna, Lynae and Lynea. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lane.