What does Lanie mean?
Lanie /lan-ie/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is of English and Middle English origin, and the name Lanie means "path, roadway". Lanie is an alternate spelling of Laine (English): form of the surname Lane. Lonie is a familiar surname.
Lanie has 1 more different form via Laine, Lane: Layne.Kreatif forms: Lainie, Lenie, Linie. [more]
How popular is Lanie?
Lanie is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3430 out of 4276, Top 80%) and an even more popular last name for both adults and children (#64750 out of 150436, Top 43%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Lanie for girls. Lanie was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its peak rank of #929 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Lainey (#585 the previous year) and Laney (#640) are the popular varying forms of Lanie listed in the Top 1000. These girl names reached the height of their popularity in the year 2011 (usage of 0.3147%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.2583%, ▼17.9%). Lainey (#585) and Laney (#640) are two of the more contemporarily stylish baby names here. Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Lanie and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Lanie is alike in pronunciation to Lana▲, Lanae, Lanah, Lanai, Lani, Lanna, Lannie, Lanny, Lenae, Leonie▼, Linnie▼, Lonee, Loni, Lonie▼, Lonnie▼, Luannie and Lynae. Other suggested similar baby names are Danie, Janie▼, Lacie▼, Lanice, Leanne▼, Lene, Liane, Lianne, Luane, Luanne▼ and Lynne▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lanie.