Lane - Meaning of Lane
What does Lane mean?
[ 1 syll. la-ne, lan-e ] The baby boy name Lane is sometimes used as a girl name. It is pronounced as Ley-N †. Lane is used chiefly in the English language, and it is derived from Old French and Old English origins. Old English origin: Its meaning is literally from the word 'lane'. The first name is derived from the surname, which is itself originally a byname for someone living along or near a lane.
In addition, Lane is a variant of the name Delaney (English).
Laen, Laene, Lain, Laney, Lani, Lanie, Layn, and Layne (English) are variants of Lane.
Laine (English variant spelling) is another form of Lane.
See also the related categories, english and french.
Lane is popular as a baby name for boys. The name's popularity has been growing since the 1930s. Its usage peaked modestly in 2011 with 0.064% of baby boys being given the name Lane. It ranked at #270 then. In 2018, its usage was 0.062% and its ranking #290, and it was the most popular among all boy names in its group. In 2018, Lane was thrice as popular as the subsequent ranked name, Layne. Lane has mostly been a baby boy name in the past century.
Baby names that sound like Lane include Laighean, Lain, Laine, Layn, Layne, Laen, Laene, Lam, Lamb, Lan, Lanh, Leen, Lem, Len, Lenn, Lenne, Liem, Linn, Linne, and Logn.
† Pronunciation for Lane: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"
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