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What does Lorena mean?

Lorena Pronunciation of Lorena as a girls' name is pronounced lor-EEN-ah, lor-AY-nah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Lorena is "laurel". Variant of Laura or Lora. Also form of Lauren.


ASSOCIATED WITH laurel (tree)


VARIANTS Loreen, Loreene, Lorene, Lorenia, Lorenna, Lorraine, Lorrina

RELATIONS VIA LAURA, LORA Laranca, Larea, Laurana, Lauren, Laurena, Laurene, Laurina, Lora, Lorah, Loranna, Loreanna, Loree, Loren, Lorenza, Loretta, Lorette, Lorey, Lori, Lorie, Lorinda, Lorine, Lorita, Lorna, Lorra, Lorrae, Lorree, Lorretta, Lorri, Lorrie, Lorry, Lory, Lowra



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How popular is Lorena?

Lorena is a very prominent first name for women (#466 out of 4276, Top 11%) and a slightly less prominent last name for both adults and children (#113519 out of 150436, Top 75%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Lorena reached its peak position of #269 in the U.S. during the years 1890-1899, and is currently at #1226. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2016)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lorena name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lorena outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Laura (#346 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Lorraine (#1557), Lora, Loreen and Lorene are the popular variation forms of Lorena (#1226). Usage of these relations of Lorena was widespread during 1960-1969 (MEDIAN #448) and has become significantly diminished since (#1521, DOWN 96%), with forms like Lora falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lorena, Laura, Lora, Loreen, Lorene, Lorraine in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Laura outside U.S.

Similar Names

Lorena is pronounced similarly to Lareina, Larena, Larina, Larreina, Laurana, Laurena, Laurina, Loraina, Loranna, Loreanna, Lorenia, Lorenna, Loriana, Lorraina and Lorrina. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Arena, Carena, Coreana (see Corinna), Corena, Correna, Coryna, Cyrena, Dorea, Doreina (see Dora), Dorena, Dorene, Dorona, Drena, Erena, Jolena, Karena, Koren, Korenda, Korina, Larren, Laryn, Laurene, Lavena, Leena, Lena, Libena (see Luba), Lonna, Lorain, Loraine, Lorayne, Loree, Lorel, Loren, Lorene, Lorenn, Lorenza, Loreta, Loria, Loriann, Lorinda, Lorita, Lorna, Lorne, Loverna, Lowran, Lucena, Morena, Morene, Morwena, Noreena, Norene, Norina, Rowena, Sarena, Tarena, Terena, Tyrena, Varena, Verena and Zorina. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lorena.