US Popularity:1346
Other Origin(s):British
Meaning:Brilliant; Shining light; The bright one
Laney is a feminine name of Greek origin, meaning “brilliant,” “shining light,” or “the bright one.” A spin on Elaine, which flows from the Greek name Helen, this upbeat name and its equally popular predecessors are used throughout the UK and the US. As an alternative to the English name Lane, it’s just as lovely, and its simplicity, originality, and beautiful meanings are sure to be perfect for baby. No matter which path your little one takes, let Laney be the shining light that guides them and others as they grow up.

Laney Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Laney is currently #2156 on The Bump
Girl:Laney is currently #954 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Laney is currently #1346 in U.S. births
Girl:Laney is currently #517 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 94
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Behind the Name, Laney, January 2019

  • Behind the Name, Elaine, December 2022

  • Name Doctor, Helen

  • Behind the Name, Lane, January 2022

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