What does Laney mean?
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.
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)
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.
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.See names in meaning and etymology.