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Layne meaning, girlLayne (girl)

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Meaning and name origin

Layne \la(y)-ne\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Layne), is of English and Middle English origin, and the meaning of Layne is "path, roadway". Layne is a variant of Laine (English): variant of the surname Lane, or a short form of names like Marlaine and Melanie.


Layne is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3871 out of 4276) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#2380 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Layne for girls (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Layne name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Layne is also pronounced similarly to Leanne, Lene, Leone, Liahne, Liane, Lianne, Luane, Luanne, Lyn, Lynn and Lynne. Other suggested similar baby names are Dayne, Jayne, Laina, Lainey, Lana, Lanae, Laney, Lani, Lanie, Lanna, Lannie, Lanny, Layney, Leyna, Lyna, Lynae, Lynea, Payne and Rayne. These names tend to be less commonly used than Layne.


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