Laney meaning

: bright, shining light.

Laney Name Information

Gender 👩 Girl
Pronunciation 📣 \l(a)-ney\
Number of People 👶 12,000
Rate in 2021 1260
Numerology 🔢 3
Name origin 🌍 English
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Laney Name Meaning

Laney is a diminutive of the name Elaine, which is of Greek origin and means "bright, shining light". It's a name that signifies brightness, positivity, and radiance. It's a name that is often associated with a cheerful and lively personality.

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Laney Name Origin and History

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Additional description of the name Laney
The name Laney is of English origin. It is a diminutive of the name Elaine, which is derived from the Greek name Helenē (Ἑλένη). The name Helenē means "torch" or "bright, shining light". The name Laney started to gain popularity in the United States in the late 20th century. Despite its relatively recent origin, the name Laney has become quite popular and is now used in many English-speaking countries.

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There are several people named Laney. For instance, Laney Jones is a well-known American folk singer and songwriter. Laney Beville is a popular actress known for her in the movie "The Secret Life of Bees". In terms of personality traits, people named Laney are often thought to be bright, cheerful, and lively. They are also believed to be good communicators. The name Laney is quite popular in the United States. According to the Social Security Administration, it has consistently been one of the top 1000 most popular names for girls since the 1990s.
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01/14/2024 00:00:00

I am 35 weeks pregnant with a baby girl...her name is going to be Laney Rose. I am very excited and love the name!!

12/20/2023 05:10:36

My name is Laney i used 2 not like it. But i have gotten so miny like your name is so cool and stuff like that. i wish my name was that. People would say!! MY brother named me after a movie laney

12/04/2023 22:24:12

My daughter was born in October 2017. I named her Lanie Grace. We get so many compliments on her name. I love the name. It is not common and it is very pretty. I hope that when she is older, she loves it as much as we do. She is a beautiful little girl, so the name fits her well. I couldn't imagine her with any other. I was originally going to call her Brinley Grace. Glad I changed my mind!

11/25/2023 04:28:04

My name is Laney, and I'm 31yrs old. Growing up, I had so many teache's mispronounce my name. They would call me "Lacey","Lancey", and many to weird to remember. When I'met someone, it would be them that would remembered me, way before I was able to remember their name. I never came across another Laney, until 2015. I will always love my name.

11/01/2023 16:29:42

I love the name Laney.....I am 14 weeks pregnant and if we have a girl her name will be Laney Elizabeth...I have always loved the name, ever'since I was in high school. I have never met anyone with that name and think it is such a beautiful name.

10/30/2023 03:39:36

My four year old daughter is named Laynie. It Isn't common around here at all, but I guess it is elsewhere.

10/15/2023 09:13:48

My name is Laney my brother'still teases me about it.People often pronounce it wrong almost 4 out of 5 people pronounce it wrong. It is pronounced Lane(Like the'street) EEEE. I dont meet people with the name Laney but what really ticks me off is when people call people Laney because there name is Alina or something if your gonna call someone Laney than name them Laney.

10/09/2023 15:59:02

My Daughter is Laney Elizabeth. I wanted to name her Laney May but my husband said It'sounded too country. (I am country, he is not so much) I named her after my first cabbage patch doll. I never heard anyone else with that name. I dont want it to get popular. I like her name being uncommon.

10/07/2023 15:11:54

My daughter's name is Laney Paige. She is in first grade and is the only Laney at her'school. Always get compliments on how pretty her name is.

09/26/2023 18:31:08

My name is Laney and every one loves it they spell it wrong sometimes but they think it is a pretty name and my middle name goes with it my name is Laney Jayne (Jay) (n) !!

09/02/2023 07:37:22

The name LaRae is actually French. This name could also be used as a last or middle name.

08/04/2023 11:30:52

I am currently 22 weeks pregnant with a baby girl and my husband and I have decided to name her Laney. We like the non-traditional names as our names are very traditional from the 80's. We have yet to meet anyone else with this name, so we are hoping that'she will be the only Laney when it is time for her to go to school!

07/19/2023 18:09:40

We love the name Hailie LaShaun.It'suits our daughter just fine.

07/19/2023 11:59:22

One of my friends' name is Alanna. It'should be pronounced Ah-lane-ah but she gets Ah-lawn-nah. So I just nick named here Laney.

06/03/2023 06:33:32

my names is laney and i quite like my name even'though some people cant pronounce it :)

05/09/2023 14:22:22

I am 10 weeks pregnant with my first child and if I have a girl I'm going to name her Laney Grace, Laney is such a pretty name i've always Liked it

04/04/2023 16:47:22

my name is laney and i have to say, i love my name. i love having a unique and uncommon name. I'm a country girl, and i get told that laney is a country name. I'm not sure if its true though. lol. i also get told it fits my personality perfectly. (:

03/28/2023 11:23:42

hI'my name is laney my best friends name is laney and we are the only laneys in our state we are both laney b

03/12/2023 13:02:44

My name is Laney and it kinda gets annoying when people say lady and I think they are saying my name

03/05/2023 10:00:08

Pronounced Lane-E, we have only met one other Laney in her twenties I would assume. We love our Laney. Born April2015, the name Laney was literally a last minute decision. I think it is still pretty unique. We went through 8 months of disagreement, and finally I jokingly mentioned Laney Snow which my husband quickly rejected. Over the next three days, before delivery, the name apparently grew on my husband, as he kept throwing it back at me in sarcasm. Finally, I looked him in the eyes and said, "You like it!" His smile said it all. So when she came we did not even discuss it any further. She quickly became Laney Snow.

02/20/2023 03:25:36

I am 52 years old. Maybe the oldest Laney❤️ I love always being the only one. I never have to use my ladt name. Always mispelled and mispronounced and hard to remember. I love my unique name and how it fits unique me!

01/25/2023 12:36:40

My name is Laney it goes really well with my middle name and I really like it because no one else in my school has the name Laney but it also gets really annoying when people call me Lacey or spell my name wrong like its not that hard.

01/24/2023 17:48:08

My girlfriend is pregnant with a baby girl and her name will me Laney! I love the fact that people are getting away from the traditional Jennifer and Michele!

12/28/2022 16:18:28

My daughter's name is Laney Claire. I love her name, she is totally a Laney...

12/22/2022 12:28:54

hey my name is laney i am 12 and people never know how to spell name.i love my name its laney claire... how awesome is that my name means roadway or lane.

12/04/2022 18:20:34

BrIt'sh comedian Stanley Holloway had a wife called Laney, whose full name at birth was Violet Marion Lane. They were the parents of actor Julian Holloway, the one-time parents-in-law of BrIt'sh actress Zena Walker (he'self now deceased), and the grandparents of model Sophie Dahl whose other grandparents, on her mother Tessa's side, are the late children's writer Roald Dahl and the Oscar-winning American actress Patricia Neal.

12/04/2022 18:02:56

my name is laney and im the only one at my schoool and i love it bc im do different and i can always say im as unique as my name

11/04/2022 15:04:56

My name is Laney. My nickname is usually Lana, pronounced Lay-nah, so if you name your kid Laney you will be proud because it is very unique!

10/17/2022 20:56:36

Delaney is my dad's name and when I was pregnant with my third child in 2010 we had planned to name her Delaney and call her Laney.I am hpoing to adopt child number 6 soon and was considering this name again but It'sounds like Laney is getting too popular.

10/12/2022 16:37:42

My name is Laney Claire and I'm going to be 13 in a few months. I love my name but I also sometimes wish that I wasn't the only one named Laney. I guess that's kinda weird but i've only met a good handful of other girls named Laney. My grandmas maiden name is Lane and my other grandmas name is Mary Claire. So I became Laney Claire. It's not a nickname or anything. I don't like it when people you it as a nickname because my name is so unique. Overall I love my name and might even name my own daughter Laney someday!:)

10/12/2022 07:13:26

I named my dog Laney Marie for some reason I was trying to come up with a unique name for my puppy who I love so much and is only my dog now. She is a unique dog and it fits her. I was thinking i've never met a laney or ever even heard the name before so I looked it up and found this website.

10/11/2022 19:10:28

I am 27 weeks pregnant and have struggled with a name until yesterday! I saw the name Lainey and it I'mediate stuck to me. I am thinking Lainey Brooke :)

10/10/2022 10:15:32

We just named our little girl Lila (Lie-la). So far no one has pronounced it right. We thought we would go for the'simple, short spelling to make it easy for everyone. Hopefully as the name gains popularity people will know how to pronounce it. Still wouldn't change it, I think she and her name are beautiful!

10/08/2022 03:00:28

My daughter was born in August and we named her Elaine Katherine, but we call her Lainey Kate. We've gotten SO many compliments on her name. Shortly after I named her, we found out Lanie was the 2020 American Girl Doll.

08/16/2022 17:54:54

My father's middle name was Laney and it was star middle name of his father, his father's father and a few generations back. My father died suddenly when I was 18, so at 25 I named my daughter after him. Laney Marie It was uncommon in 2014, but a few years later everyone seemed to have it. She passed away in 2018, but she left her mark and is one amazing girl that will always be remembered.

03/27/2022 16:37:30

I am 29 weks pregnant with a girl and we plan to name her Lainey...we just aren't sure how we are going to spell it.

01/30/2022 18:19:12

My name is Lainey. No one in school ever had that name but me, pretty cool. Never had anyone miss pronounce it when it is spelled this way. Only on the phone when'they think I say "lady or lacey" Love my name!!

12/07/2021 20:30:36

We named our Daughter Lexi and we love the name. She is very strong willed and beautiful! Lexi loves her name as well, it is short and sweet like her!!!

10/28/2021 04:12:18

Our 8 mth old daughter's name is Kylaney (a variant on Killarney for our Irish heritage) and she became Laney-Loo quickly..she also already says "Nanie" about he'self, and we will use it as a loving nick-name, but "Lanie" is becoming very blah and ordinary - and cheerleader'sh.

09/07/2021 20:24:18

This is my sister's name. She pronounes it Hay-lie. She likes it because it is spelt differently from all the other Halies she knows.

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Laney FAQs

*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Laney?
The origin of the name Laney is English.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Laney?
bright, shining light.
*️⃣ How many people are named Laney?
Almost 12000 people are named Laney.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Laney?
The names of Latanya, Latonia, Tonya, Latonyah