What does Lane mean?
Associated with: surname.
(female) Laune, Leene, ..
(male) Lany, Lase, .. Middle name pairings:
Lane Emmaline (L.E.), ..
How popular is Lane?
Lane is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2645 out of 4276, Top 62%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#209 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Lane entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its peak position of #1736 in the U.S. in the year 1994, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Lainey (#577 from current records), Laney (#644), Lanie (#1973), Layne and Laine are the popular variation forms of Lane rated in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Lane was widespread in 2011 (median #1382) and is almost as conventional today (#1532, down 14%). Lainey and Laney are two of the more contemporarily stylish girl names here.
Lane is alike in pronunciation to Lean, Leann, Leanne, Leeann, Leeanne, Leianne, Lene, Leoine, Leone, Leyanne, Liahne, Liane, Liann, Lianne, Lin, Linn, Louann, Louanne, Luane, Luann, Luanne, Lyn, Lynn and Lynne. Other recommended names are Dane, Jane, Lace, Laina, Lake, Lana, Lanae, Lanah, Lanai, Lanet, Lani, Lanna, Lannie, Lanny, Layney, Leana, Lena, Lenae, Leni, Liana, Lina, Linea, Lona, Lonee, Loni, Lonie, Luana, Luna, Lyna, Lynae and Lynea. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lane.See names in meaning and etymology.