Layne - Meaning of Layne
[ 1 syll. lay-ne, la-yne ] The baby boy name Layne is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is Ley-N †. Layne is used predominantly in the English language and its origin is Old English. Layne is a variant of the name Lane (English).
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Layne is a fairly popular baby name for boys. The name's popularity has been increasing since the 1990s. At the modest height of its usage in 2011, 0.021% of baby boys were given the name Layne. Its ranking then was #579. In 2018, its usage was 0.018% and its ranking #694. Within the group of boy names directly linked to Layne, Lane was the most regularly used. In 2018, the name was thrice as popular as Layne. In the past century Layne has predominantly been a baby boy name.
Baby names that sound like Layne include Laighean (Gaelic), Lain, Laine (English), Lane (English), Layn, Laen, Laene, Lam, Lamb, Lan, Lanh, Leen (Dutch), Lem (English), Len (English and Scottish), Lenn (English), Lenne (Scandinavian), Liem (Vietnamese), Linn (English), Linne, and Logn.
† Pronunciation for Layne: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"