French occupational name
"wool worker"

Lanier Origin and Meaning

The name Lanier is a boy's name of French origin meaning "wool worker".

The fashionable occupational last name category gets some French flair with this, Tennessee Williams's middle name.

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Famous People Named Lanier

  • Lanier W. PhillipsU.S Navy sailor and oceanographer
  • Algernod Lanier Washington aka PliesAmerican rapper
  • Jesse Lanier Cooperson of actress Marianne Leone Cooper
  • Sidney LanierPoet

Lanier in Pop Culture

  • A French surname pronounced 'Lanyay'