Laine

Gender: Feminine
Origin: Estonian
Meaning: “wave.”
(LAHEE-neh)

No, this is not a new trendy spelling for the masculine surname name Lane. It is, however, a traditional Estonian female name that somewhat rhymes with the last part of Carolina.

It comes directly from the Estonian word for wave.

Its designated name day is August 6.

Variations include Lainela, Laina and Laini.

Sources

  1. http://www.behindthename.com/namedays/lists/8.php
  2. http://www.behindthename.com/php/find.php?name=laine