Laney - Meaning of Laney
What does Laney mean?
[ 2 syll. la-ney, lan-ey ] The baby girl name Laney is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced as LEY-Niy- †. Laney has its origins in the Old French and Old English languages. It is used largely in English.
Laney is a contracted form of the English Delaney.
Laney is also a diminutive of the English Lane.
See also the related categories, english and french.
Laney is somewhat popular as a baby girl name. The name increased in popularity from the 1990s up to the 2000s; prior to that, it was of only sporadic use. Its usage peaked modestly in 2005 with 0.031% of baby girls being named Laney. It had a ranking of #478 then. The baby name has slipped in popularity since then. In 2018, it ranked at #728 with a usage of 0.021%. Among the family of girl names directly related to Laney, Delaney was the most commonly used. The name was thrice as popular as Laney in 2018. Laney has mainly been a baby girl name in the last century.
Baby names that sound like Laney include Lainey, Laini, Lainie, Lanee, Lanei, Lanie, Laynee, Leni, Leynee, Laeni, Laenie, Lami, Lamya, Lana, Lanae, Lani, Lanna, Lanney, Lanni, and Lannie.
† Pronunciation for Laney: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"
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