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Gender: M Meaning of Lanier: "wool worker" Origin of Lanier: French occupational name

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

Famous People Named Lanier

Lanier W. Phillips, U.S Navy sailor and oceanographer
Algernod Lanier Washington aka Plies, American rapper
Jesse Lanier Cooper, son of actress Marianne Leone Cooper
Sidney Lanier, Poet

Pop Culture References for the name Lanier

A French surname pronounced 'Lan-yay'