What does Lanier mean?
Lanier [lanier] as a boys' name is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Lanier is "woolworker". Occupational name.
Associated with: occupational.
(male) Liner, Linier, ..
(female) Laniet, Lanire, .. Middle name pairings:
Lanier Walter (L.W.), ..
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. Demographics)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Lanier for boys. Lanier has not made it into the Top 2000 so far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Banner, Danie, Daniel▼, Garnier, Haniel, Havier, Javier, Kaniel, Lacie, Lamar, Lamarr, Lance▼, Landen, Lander, Landers, Landor, Lane▲, Lange, Lannie, Larie, Latimer, Lawler, Lawyer, Lazer, Leander▼, Liander, Linder, Maier, Napier, Rainier, Ranger, Ranier, Ranieri, Raniero, Raynier, Renier, Sander, Tanier, Tanner, Vander, Xander▲, Xavier▲, Zander▲ and Zavier▲. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lanier.