Vane is a surname, and may refer to:

* Ben Vane
* Charles Vane
* Charles Vane-Tempest-Stewart, 6th Marquess of Londonderry
* Charles Vane-Tempest-Stewart, 7th Marquess of Londonderry
* Christopher Vane, 1st Baron Barnard
* Edith Vane-Tempest-Stewart, Marchioness of Londonderry
* SirFrancis Vane, Baronet, an early Scouting leader & relative of Sir Henry Vane the Younger
* George Vane-Tempest, 5th Marquess of Londonderry
* Harriet Vane
* Harry Vane, 11th Baron Barnard
* Henry Vane:
**Sir Henry Vane the Elder (1589–1655), English courtier, father of Henry Vane the Younger
**Sir Henry Vane the Younger (1613–1662), statesman, Puritan, son of Henry Vane the Elder
**Henry Vane, 1st Earl of Darlington PC (c. 1705–March 6, 1758)
**Henry Vane, 2nd Earl of Darlington (1726–8 September 1792)
**Henry Francis Cecil Vane
* Henry Fletcher-Vane
* John Robert Vane
* Richard Fletcher-Vane, 2nd Baron Inglewood
* Robin Vane-Tempest-Stewart, 8th Marquess of Londonderry
*William Henry Vane, 1st Duke of Cleveland, KG (27 July 1766–29 January 1842) Vane may also refer to several types of metal plates:
* Cooper vane
* Vane anemometer
* Weather vane

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  • Vane — (v[=a]n), n. [OE. & E. Prov. E. fane weathercock, banner, AS. fana a banner, flag; akin to D. vaan, G. fahne, OHG. fano cloth, gund fano flag, Icel. f[=a]ni, Sw. fana, Dan. fane, Goth. fana cloth, L. pannus, and perhaps to Gr. ? a web, ? a bobbin …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vane — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Charles Vane († 1720), Pirat Henry Vane (1612–1662), englischer Politiker und Staatsmann John Robert Vane (1927–2004), britischer Biochemiker Diese Seite ist eine B …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Vane — Vane, John R. * * * (as used in expressions) King, William Rufus de Vane Vane, Sir Henry Sir Henry Vane, el Joven …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Vane — (spr. Wehn), 1) Harry, Ritter, geb. 1589 in England; wurde vom König Jakob I. zum Ritter ernannt u. von Carlisle zum Mitglied des Parlaments gewählt. Der König ernannte ihn zum Schatzmeister des Prinzen von Wallis (nachherigen Königs Karl I.),… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Vane —   [veɪn], Sir (seit 1984) John Robert, britischer Pharmakologe, * Tardebigg (County Hereford and Worcester) 29. 3. 1927; 1966 73 Professor für experimentelle Pharmakologie am Royal College of Surgeons in London, 1973 85 Leiter des… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • vane — [vān] n. [S Brit var. of fane, small flag or pennon < OE fana, a flag < PGmc * fanan < IE base * pan > PANE] 1. a flat piece of metal, strip of cloth, etc. set up high to swing with the wind and show which way it is blowing; weather… …   English World dictionary

  • Vane — (spr. wēn), Sir Henry, engl. Politiker, geb. 1613 in Hadlow (Kent), gest. 14. Juni 1662, Sohn des Staatssekretärs Karls I., Sir Henry V. (gest. 1655), machte große Reisen auf dem Festland, lebte dann einige Zeit in Amerika, trat 1640 in das Kurze …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Vane — Vane, s. Londonderry …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Vane — Sir John Robert …   Scientists

  • Vane — vane, vanne nf ruelle, petite rue Centre de la France …   Glossaire des noms topographiques en France

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