Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Small Path
Main Origin Language: English
(Or View Lane Girl)

In 2017 the name Lane...

• was given to 1,176 baby boys
• was the 297th most popular name for baby boys
• was 15% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in South Dakota, North Dakota, and Montana
• was least popular in Rhode Island, Vermont, and Connecticut
• a unisex name which was given to boys 94% of the time
• was about as popular as Ronan and Cristian
Babies Named Lane Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Lane...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2011
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1983
• is 506% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 72% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Kyler, Griffin, Malek, Emoni, Khalia, Amoni
• has the most opposite popularity history to Phillip, Michael, Terrence, Antoinette, Jennie, Jannette
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Lane Per State
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Geographically the name Lane...

• 52% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Rhett, Paxton, Beau, Finley, Adalynn, Rylee
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Jayden, Nico, Nicholas, Zara, Valentina, Sofia
Girl Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Lane by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Lane are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Lane will be the only kid named Lane in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Lane compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Lane rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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