Layne

Unisex

Meaning

Dweller By The Road

Origin

English

Pronunciation

/leɪn/

Traits associated with the name Layne:

Dogs named Layne tend to be loving, industrious, loyal, and strong-willed. This name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Layne?

That you have an appreciation for classic rock music, as Layne is the first name of the late Layne Staley, the lead singer of the band Alice in Chains.

Is Layne a good dog name?

Layne is a one-syllable dog name, making it short and snappy. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Layne isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

3,172
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2,998
New York City Dog Name Database
3,679
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Layne is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Layne was, in the past month, the 6437th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Layne is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Layne was viewed 18 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Layne's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

As you can see, this name is not particularly common across the United States.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Layne.

Most popular breeds named Layne:

  1. Maltese

Layne is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popular in the 70s, this moniker echoes rock legend Layne Staley.

Dog names like Layne:

Land
Leo
The nemean lion in Greek mythology
Popular recliner brand.
Fortunate
Young Girl, Maiden
Lo
Lovely and optimistic.
Layne dog name meaning

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