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What does Vane mean?

Vane Pronunciation of Vane [vane] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Vane is "banner". A device attached to a mast or flagpole to indicate the direction of the wind. An aristocratic family name in England.

Associated with: old english, aristocratic (noble), england.


Creative forms:
(male) Varne, Vinne, ..

(female) Vanea, Vaneia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Vane Braylen (V.B.), ..

How popular is Vane?

Vane is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#32609 out of 150436, Top 22%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Vane entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its peak position of #1770 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Vane name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Vane is pronounced similarly to Van, Vann, Vin, Von and Vonn. Other suggested similar names are Arne, Bane, Bayne, Blane, Caine, Carne, Chane, Crane, Daine, Dane, Dayne, Deane, Dene, Doane, Duane, Dwane, Enne, Faine, Fane, Gaine, Gayne, Gene, Janne, June, Kaine, Kane, Kayne, Keane, Laine, Lane, Layne, Mayne, Paine, Payne, Raine, Rane, Rayne, Rene, Roane, Rune, Ryne, Shane, Thane, Tune, Vail, Vaile, Val, Vale, Valen, Vali, Vance, Vander, Vanek, Vanko, Vanya, Vaso, Vere, Verne, Vince, Wayne, Zaine, Zane and Zayne. These names tend to be more commonly used than Vane.