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What does Laney mean?

Laney Pronunciation of Laney [laney] as a name for girls is of English and Middle English derivation, and the name Laney means "path, roadway". Laney is a variant form of Laine (English): variation of the surname Lane. Laney is also a variation of Lainey.


Laney has 2 variants: Laina and Lanie.

1 more different relation via Laine, Lainey, Lane: Layne.

Creative forms:
(female) Lakney, Loyney, ..

(male) Lader, Lase, ..

Middle name pairings:
Laney Jazlynn (L.J.), ..

How popular is Laney?

Laney is an uncommonly occurring given name for females but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#3171 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Laney reached its peak position of #480 in the U.S. in the year 2005, and is currently at #644. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Lainey (#577 the previous year), Laina (#1958), Lanie (#1973), Layne, Lane and Laine are the prominent variation forms of Laney (#644 the previous year). These forms of Laney were popular as birth names less than a decade ago (average #1468) and are almost as popular today (#1593, 12.3% less usage). Lainey and Laney are two of the more contemporarily stylish birth names in this compilation.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lanie, Layne in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Laney is pronounced similarly to Lana, Lanai, Lani, Lanna, Lanny, Layney, Leanah, Leanna, Lenae, Lenai, Leni, Lenna, Lenya, Liana, Lianna, Lina, Lonee, Loni, Lonie, Lonna, Lonni, Luna, Lynae, Lynea and Lynna. Other recommended names are Bianey, Dabney, Dacey, Daney, Deney, Haley, Honey, Janey, Janney, Kacey, Lacey, Lacy, Ladey, Lael, Laicey, Laily, Laisey, Lake, Laken, Lanet, Langley, Larea, Laree, Lassey, Lene, Liane, Lindey, Lindy, Linet, Linsey, Lorey, Lovey, Luane, Luned, Lunet, Lynley, Lynzey, Lynzy, Macey, Marney, Mazey, Nanney, Rainey, Raley, Rayney, Reney, Taney, Tanzey, Tawney and Yancey. These names tend to be more frequently used than Laney.

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