Origin:British
Popularity:825
Meaning:path or roadway
Layne is a gender-neutral name originating in England, meaning “path” or “roadway”. This name is rich in history and was brought to England as a surname during the 10th-century Norman conquest. Layne derived from the phrase lanu in old English, meaning “dweller by the road”. Anglo-Norman names are known for their adaptive nature which has led to the dawn of many beautiful variations of Layne, such as the feminine Laine and masculine Lane, offering endless possibilities for naming baby.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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