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Gender: F Pronunciation: LAY-nee Meaning of Laney: "bright shining one" Origin of Laney: Diminutive of Elaine Laney's Popularity in 2014: #640

A kind of old-fashioned nickname name that's enjoying some fresh life thanks to trendy brother Lane. Lainie is a more old-school spelling.

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Famous People Named Laney

Laney Diggs, American figure skater

Pop Culture References for the name Laney

Elaina "Laney" Grey, character in the Mindbender series by Veronica Slemp
Laney aka Lei Nea, character in the Matched series
Laney Boggs, character in film "She's All That"
Laney College, Oakland, California