[ 1 syll. la-ne, lan-e ] The baby girl name Lane is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being far more popular. It is pronounced as Ley-N †. Lane's language of origin is Old English and it is predominantly used in English. Its meaning is derived literally from the word lane. See Lane for more information.
Lane has 17 forms. Forms of the name include Laen, Laena, Laene, Laenee, Laeni, Laenie, Laina, Lainey, Lainie, Lanee, Lanie, Layn, Layna, Layne, and Laynee. Other English forms include the familiar form Laney, and the spelling variant Laine (used in French too).
See also the related form, the English Lanelle.
Lane is not commonly used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. In 2018, among the family of girl names directly related to Lane, Lainey was the most frequently used. In the last century Lane has primarily been a boy name.
† Pronunciation for Lane: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"