What does Loren mean?
Loren [loren] as a girls' name (also used less commonly as boys' name Loren) is pronounced LOR-en. It is of English and Latin origin, and the meaning of Loren is "from Laurentum". Variant of Lawrence, from Laurentius. See also Lauren and Lorna.
Affiliated girl name: Laura.
19 more alternative forms via Lauren, Lorna: L'Wren, Laren, Larren, Larryn, Laryn, Laurin, Lauryn▼, Lorena▼, Lorene▼, Lorenn, Lorenza, Lorne, Lorrna, Lorrynn, Lourenca, Lourence, Lowran, Lowrenn and Lowrynn.Creative forms:
(female) Leren, Luren, ..
(male) Lolan, Lore, .. Middle name pairings:
Loren Dylan (L.D.), ..
How popular is Loren?
Loren is a very prominent first name for females (#1285 out of 4276, Top 30%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#24162 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Loren was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its top position of #517 in the U.S. in the year 1990, and is currently at #1891. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Lauren (#119 in recent rankings), Laura (#322), Lauryn (#507), Lorena (#1265), Lorin, Lorna, Lorenza, Lorene, Laurin and Lawrence are the popular variation forms of Loren (#1891 in recent rankings). Other variants, like Laryn, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Loren was common among parents 3 decades ago (average #1190) and has become significantly lower since (#1464, ▼88%), with forms like Lauren falling out of fashion.
Loren▼ is pronounced similarly to Laraene, Lareine, Larine, Laureen, Laurene, Loirane, Lorain, Loraine▼, Lorayne, Loreen, Loreene, Lorian, Loriann and Lorine▼. Other recommended names are Aren, Bren, Caren, Coreen, Coren, Deren, Doreen▼, Eiren, Faren, Iren, Jorden, Karen▼, Keren, Koreen, Koren, Laken, Larea, Laree, Larena, Larsen, Logan▲, Loire, Lonee, Lora▼, Lorah, Loree, Lorel, Lorenia, Lorenna, Loreta, Lorey, Lori▼, Loria, Lorie▼, Loriel, Loris, Lorra, Lorree, Lorri▼, Lorry, Lory, Love, Lovey, Maren, Moreen, Morgen, Nolen, Noreen▼, Rowen, Taren, Wren▲ and Zoreen. These names tend to be less frequently used than Loren.See names in meaning and etymology.