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Name Laney

Meaning:the brightTools:

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About the name Laney in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:English
Is diminutive of:Élaine
US 2013 rank:#676     ... 674:Mae, 675:Simone, 676:Laney, 677:Pearl, 678:Ansley ...     Full US 2013 list
Similarly written:Lacey, Lainey, Lane, Andy, Ane, Anej, Anny, Barney, Barney, Carey     Details
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About Helen, the group of names with the same origin as Laney

Meaning/translation:the bright
Language of origin:Old Greek
Info about origin:in Greek mythology Helen is the daughter of Zeus and Leda; her kidnapping was the cause of the Trojan war
 the name of the Greek sun good Helios has the same roots
Words:helene = the torch, the brightness, the sunray  Old Greek
Topics:Greek mythology
Variants' top ranks:1:Lena Austria 2006,  2:Elin Sweden 2002,  3:Elena Switzerland/German 2011,  8:Helen England+Wales 1974,  11:Helene Norway 1997,  18:Ellen Sweden 2012,  18:Helena Austria/Vienna 2012,  18:Elaine England+Wales 1954,  23:Elina Switzerland/German 2013,  25:Nelli Finland/Finnish 2012
Somehow related to:Eleonora
Name variants:Alenka, Aliona, Alyona, Elaina, Elaine, Élaine, Elayna, Elena, Eleni, Elenie, Elin, Elín, Elina, Elle, Ellen, Helen, Helena, Helene, Hélène, Hellen, Ileana, Ilena, Ilka, Ilke, Illona, Ilona, Ilonka, Jela, Jelena, Jelka, Lainey, Laney, Lena, Léna, Leni, Lenia, Lenio, Lenja, Lenka, Leny, Lenya, Nelli   Sortable list   Details
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USA yearly2013 676,  2012 627,  2011 523,  2010 543,  2009 537,  2006 483,  2005 480