Lane Name Gender

Is Lane a boys name or a girls name? Find out here.

Since 1910, 97.2% of babies named Lane were boys.

In 2018, 97.2% of babies named Lane were boys.

Based on data from The United States Social Security Administration.


Infographic of Lane name meaning, which is An English name, Lane means pathway.
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Lane Name Popularity

How popular is the name Lane? Here’s everything we know.

  • In 2018 Lane was the 287th most popular boys name, representing 0.0859% of boy births in the U.S.

  • Since 1910 Lane has been the 549th most popular boys name, representing 0.0222% of boy births in the U.S.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 0 0%
1914 0 0%
1915 0 0%
1916 0 0%
1917 0 0%
1918 0 0%
1919 1,236 8 0.0008%
1920 0 0%
1921 1,519 5 0.0004%
1922 1,583 5 0.0004%
1923 1,450 6 0.0005%
1924 1,618 5 0.0004%
1925 0 0%
1926 1,139 12 0.0011%
1927 0 0%
1928 1,106 14 0.0013%
1929 1,125 12 0.0012%
1930 1,500 5 0.0005%
1931 0 0%
1932 1,100 11 0.0011%
1933 0 0%
1934 0 0%
1935 1,126 10 0.001%
1936 990 13 0.0013%
1937 1,178 7 0.0007%
1938 898 19 0.0019%
1939 907 17 0.0017%
1940 969 15 0.0014%
1941 870 22 0.002%
1942 1,068 12 0.001%
1943 868 24 0.0018%
1944 835 24 0.0019%
1945 837 22 0.0018%
1946 700 48 0.0033%
1947 683 60 0.0036%
1948 710 51 0.0032%
1949 576 93 0.0058%
1950 588 90 0.0056%
1951 523 126 0.0074%
1952 558 115 0.0066%
1953 543 129 0.0073%
1954 588 113 0.0062%
1955 595 111 0.006%
1956 568 134 0.0071%
1957 599 121 0.0063%
1958 552 148 0.0078%
1959 434 299 0.0157%
1960 491 216 0.0114%
1961 507 198 0.0105%
1962 507 205 0.0112%
1963 558 157 0.0087%
1964 488 221 0.0126%
1965 525 166 0.0102%
1966 536 157 0.0101%
1967 520 163 0.0107%
1968 535 152 0.0101%
1969 507 188 0.0122%
1970 545 173 0.0109%
1971 642 119 0.0079%
1972 650 104 0.0076%
1973 818 52 0.004%
1974 696 89 0.0068%
1975 771 68 0.0053%
1976 705 89 0.0069%
1977 776 72 0.0053%
1978 762 78 0.0058%
1979 781 77 0.0055%
1980 808 74 0.0051%
1981 695 105 0.0071%
1982 693 109 0.0073%
1983 784 77 0.0052%
1984 721 95 0.0064%
1985 713 105 0.0069%
1986 609 167 0.0111%
1987 648 151 0.0099%
1988 588 203 0.013%
1989 655 178 0.011%
1990 540 300 0.0181%
1991 615 231 0.0142%
1992 602 243 0.0152%
1993 592 256 0.0164%
1994 350 665 0.0433%
1995 245 1,149 0.0762%
1996 263 1,046 0.0699%
1997 287 950 0.0642%
1998 293 936 0.0625%
1999 295 950 0.0634%
2000 294 999 0.0654%
2001 308 884 0.0587%
2002 297 959 0.064%
2003 273 1,107 0.0728%
2004 298 1,046 0.0686%
2005 312 1,023 0.0669%
2006 321 972 0.0621%
2007 316 995 0.0631%
2008 314 1,032 0.0668%
2009 303 1,035 0.0692%
2010 302 1,040 0.0722%
2011 267 1,280 0.0898%
2012 286 1,206 0.0846%
2013 301 1,131 0.0794%
2014 292 1,174 0.0806%
2015 293 1,188 0.0817%
2016 292 1,200 0.0832%
2017 295 1,162 0.0833%
2018 287 1,180 0.0859%

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Names Like Lane

If you like Lane, you’ll love these other names like Lane.


What names are variants of Lane?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Lane.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Laine

Path, roadway

English

#2,442 (0.0005%)  
Layne

Path, roadway

English

#691 (0.0208%)  

What names sound like Lane?

If you like how Lane sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Lane.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Lanier

Woolworker

French

Lannie

Renowned land

German

Lanny

German

Len

Lion strength

German

Lenn

Lion strength

German

Leone

Lion strength

Greek

#2,550 (0.0004%)  
Lin

Linden tree hill

English

Linn

“The man who lives near the pond,” from the Gaelic linne, a pond.

English

Lino

Flax

Greek

#1,711 (0.0022%)  
Lon

From Laurentum; strong, warlike

Spanish

Lonn

Strong, warlike

Irish

Lonne

English

Luano

Polynesian

Lunn

Strong, warlike

Irish

Lyn

Linden tree hill

English

Lynn

“The dweller near the lake,” from the Welsh llyn, a lake.

English


Lists With Lane

Find inspiration in these baby boy name lists featuring the name Lane.


Siblings of Lane

Mamas with kids named Lane also have kids with these names.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
John

God is gracious

Hebrew

#27 (0.6637%)  
Kinleigh

Kings meadow.

English

#1,332 (0.0065%)  
Karleigh

Free man

Latin

#1,092 (0.0102%)  
Katherine

Pure

Greek

#110 (0.1935%)  
Kennedy

Helmeted head

Irish

#59 (0.285%)  
Autumn

Season of harvest

English

#77 (0.2526%)  
Addi

Noble; noble kind

German

Wyatt

Brave in battle

English

#26 (0.6643%)  
Gene

Well-born, noble

Greek

#1,928 (0.0015%)  
Gerard

Spear brave

English

#1,148 (0.0068%)  

3 Comments

  1. Layne Staley from the band Alice In Chains is my favorite! I wanted to name my son after but thought the y in it made it to girlie so we went plain lane.

  2. Named after Lane Frost (bullrider)

  3. I have a Lane Thomas after the great Layne Thomas Staley


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