What does Lane mean?
Lane /lane/ [1 syll.] as a girls' name (also used more regularly as boys' name Lane) is of Middle English origin. Place name and surname.
How popular is Lane?
Lane is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2645 out of 4276, Top 62%) and an even more popular last name for both adults and children (#209 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Popular variation forms of Lane (not in Top 1000) rated in the Top 1000 are Lainey (#585 a year ago), Laney (#640) and Lanie. Adoption of these girl names reached its peak in the year 2011 (usage of 0.3147%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.2583%, ▼17.9%). Lainey (#585) and Laney (#640) are two of the more contemporarily stylish baby names here. Shown below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Lane and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Lane is alike in pronunciation to Leann▼, Leanne▼, Lene, Leone▼, Liahne, Liane, Liann, Lianne, Lin, Linn, Luane, Luann▼, Luanne▼, Lyn▼, Lynn▼ and Lynne▼. Other recommended 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.