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pinWhat does Lane mean?

Lane /lane/ as a girls' name (also used more regularly as boys' name Lane) is of Middle English origin. Place name and surname.


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

Kreatif forms: Lasne, Laune, Leene. [more]

pinHow 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 2 years ago), Laney (#640) and Lanie. Adoption of these forms of Lane reached its peak in the year 2011 (average #685) and is almost as widespread today (#741, 17.9%). Laney is the continual favorite, though Lainey is now higher in the list. Shown below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Lane and related names. (2014 Birth 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.

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Lane is alike in pronunciation to Lean, 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, Leni, Liana, Lina, Linea, Lona, Lonee, Loni, Lonie, Luana, Luna, Lyna, Lynae and Lynea. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lane.