Lane Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Lane:
Transferred use of the surname derived from the Old English lane (a lane, a narrow country road).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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- Nicknames for Lane
Laney, Lanie, Lanezy, Laners
- Meanings and history of the name Lane
Middle English for "road" or "pathway"
- Famous real-life people named Lane
Lane Frost, famous bull rider. Movie 8 Seconds was made about his life.
Lane Garrison, American actor
Lane Kiffin, head coach of the University of Tennessee college football team
- Lane in song, story & screen
Lane was the name of Algernon's manservant in Oscar Wilde's play "The Importance of Being Earnest."
Lane Price on Mad Men
"Penny Lane", song by the Beatles (about a street, not a person)
Lane Meyer, main character from "Better Off Dead" (1985)
Lane Kim, Rory's best friend in the TV series Gilmore Girls.