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What does Lane mean?

Lane Pronunciation of Lane as a girls' name (also used more regularly as boys' name Lane) is of Middle English origin. Place name and surname.




VARIANTS Laine, Lainey, Laney, Lanie, Layne



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How popular is Lane?

Lane is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2645 out of 4276, Top 62%) and an even more popular last name for both adults and children (#209 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Lane was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its top position of #1736 in the U.S. in the year 1994, but is not ranked currently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular variation forms of Lane rated in the Top 2000 are Laine (#1966 A YEAR AGO), Lainey (#461), Laney (#728), Lanie (#1911) and Layne. Usage of these forms of Lane is at its peak today (AVERAGE #1511). Lainey is the most contemporarily stylish baby name here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lane, Laine, Lainey, Laney, Lanie, Layne in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lane and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Lane is alike in pronunciation to Lean, Leann, Leanne, Leeann, Leeanne, Leianne, Lene, Leoine, Leone, Leyanne, Liahne, Liane, Liann, Lianne, Lin, Linn, Louann, Louanne, Luane, Luann, Luanne, Lyn, Lynn and Lynne. Other recommended sound-alike names are Dane, Jane, Lace, Laina, Lake, Lana, Lanae, Lanah, Lanai, Lanet, Lani, Lanna, Lannie, Lanny, Layney, Leana, Lena, Lenae, Leni, Liana, Lina, Linea, Lona, Lonee, Loni, Lonie, Luana, Luna, Lyna, Lynae and Lynea. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lane.