What does Loreen mean?
Loreen /lo-reen/ as a girls' name is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of the name Loreen is "the bay, or laurel plant". Loreen is a variant form of Laura (Latin) with the prefix Lo-. Loreen is also a variation of Lorena (Latin).
Loreen has 49 more related forms via Laura, Lorena: Laralyn, Laranca, Larea, Lari, Lauralee, Laurana, Laure, Laurel▼, Laurella, Laurena, Laurence, Laurentia, Laurentine, Laurestine, Lauretha, Lauretta▼, Laurette, Lauri▼, Laurice, Lauricia, Laurie▼, Laurina, Laurinda, Laurita, Laurnea, Lavra, Lawra, Lollie, Lolly, Lora▼, Loree, Lorenia, Lorenna, Lorenza, Loretta▼, Lorette, Lorey, Lori▼, Lorie▼, Lorinda, Lorita, Lorna▼, Lorretta, Lorrette, Lorri▼, Lorrie▼, Lorrina, Lorry and Lory.Kreatif forms: Lareen, Lireen, Loreenne. [more]
How popular is Loreen?
Loreen is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2123 out of 4276, Top 50%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the girl name Loreen and associated names. Popular variation forms of Loreen (outside Top 1000) are Lauren (#94 2 years ago), Laura (#318), Laurel (#817), Loretta, Lori, Lorie, Lorenza, Lorna, Lorrie, Lorri, Lorraine, Lorene, Lorine, Loren, Laurette, Lauretta, Laureen, Lauri, Laurie, Lora, Lollie, Laurine and Lorena. These forms of Loreen reached the apex of their popularity during 1960-1969 (average #524) and are somewhat less widespread today (#923, down 83.8%), with forms such as Laura, Lorena, Lauretta, Laureen and Loren becoming somewhat outmoded. Laura has historically been preferred by parents, while Lauren has gained in popularity. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Loreen is pronounced similarly to Laren, Larren, Lorain, Lorenn, Lorian, Lorin, Lorren, Lorrin, Lorryn, Loryn and Lowrenn. Other suggested similar baby names are Coreen, Doreen▼, Koreen, Lorne, Moreen, Noreen▼ and Zoreen. These names tend to be less frequently used than Loreen.