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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 2016: #772

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
Laney Jones, American singer-songwriter

Pop Culture References for the name Laney

Laney aka Lei Nea, character in the Matched series
Laney Boggs, character in film "She's All That"
Laney Penn, character in animated series "Grojband"
Laney College, Oakland, California