Layne: unisex baby name meaning and popularity


A spelling variation of Lane, an English word name which means "path" - like the one your little Layne will refuse to stay on when you're taking a walk.


It's hard to break down a one-syllable name any further, even if it does have five letters.

Famous people named Layne:

Guitarist Layne Staley; drummer Layne Redmond; pro surfer Layne Beachley; daughter of TV personalities Chelsea Houska and Cole DeBoer, Layne Ettie DeBoer; son of drummer Lars Ulrich, Layne Ulrich.

Fun fact:

This name may also be derived from the French word "laine," meaning "wool." Baaa!

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