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Meaning"wave", from laine
Region of originEstonia, Finland

Laine is Finnish and Estonian for "wave", and a surname in various languages. Laine as a surname originates in Finland, where it is the seventh most common[1] surname. In Estonian, it is also a female given name.

Geographical distribution[edit]

In Finland, the frequency of the surname Laine was in 2014 higher than national average (1:297) in the following regions:[2]

Given name[edit]



  1. ^ As of March 2010, "Most common surnames"[dead link], Finnish Population Register Center Archived 2010-05-23 at the Wayback Machine (English version),
  2. ^ Laine surname distribution