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Origin Of The Surname Lane

Meaning Of The Surname Lane

Quiet place

Interesting Facts About Lane

This name has been documented in various forms such as Layne, Lain and Lane and is believed to have origins in French, English and Irish. It is thought that the name first comes from the Old English word ‘lanu’ before the 7th century. The first documentation of the name in this form appears in 1176 belonging to Ralph De La Lane in the Pipe Rolls of Kent.

Lane Statistics

Lane is the number 117 ranked surname in the United Kingdom. According to our statistics around 62,226 share the surname Lane in the UK.

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