Gender: Male Meaning of Lane: "a small roadway or path" Origin of Lane: English Lane's Popularity in 2019: #258

Lane Origin and Meaning

The name Lane is a boy's name of English origin meaning "a small roadway or path".

Lane is a recent hit name, that could be used for either gender, but is much more popular for boys. It's a surname that projects the pleasant picture of narrow, tree-lined country roads.

Metallica's Lars Ulrich used the Layne spelling for his son.

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Rank in US: #258

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Pop Culture References for the name Lane

Layne, Laynee, Laine, Laney, Lanie, Layn


fearlessfirefly Says:


Lane Michael is my cousin's name. His sister is Lynn Marie.

jan11th Says:


they all have great names

Melanieschlauder Says:


My oldest son's name is Lane Matthew and we get compliments on his name with everyone that here's it. He was actually named after a little boy who was a patient and my husband and I never heard it before but knew if we had a son his name would be Lane. I have now met several male Lanes and our first girl Lane who happened to be in his class. I like unisex names. Our oldest daughter is Addison Rose and we have met boy Addison's. Our youngest son is Kade William