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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

Sidney Lanier, Poet
Algernod Lanier Washington, American rapper
Jesse Lanier Cooper, son of actress Marianne Leone Cooper

Pop Culture References for the name Lanier

A French surname pronounced 'Lan-yay'