What does Lanier mean?
Lanier /lan-i-er/ [3 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Lanier is "woolworker". Occupational name.
VariationsKreatif forms: Leynier, Linier, Linnier. [more]
How popular is Lanier?
Lanier is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#1625 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Lanier for boys. Lanier has not made it into the Top 1000 so far. (2014 Birth Statistics)