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What does Lorey mean?

Lorey Pronunciation of Lorey [lorey] as a name for girls is of Latin origin, and the meaning of the name Lorey is "the bay, or laurel plant". Lorey is a variant form of Laura (Latin). Lorey is also a variant of Lora (Latin).

Associated with: bay (tree).


Lorey has 17 variants: Larea, Lari, Lauri, Laurie, Lawra, Lorah, Loree, Lori, Lorie, Lorra, Lorrae, Lorree, Lorri, Lorrie, Lorry, Lory and Lowra.

15 more different relations via Laura, Lora: Laure, Laurel, Lauren, Lolly, Loreen, Loren, Lorena, Lorene, Lorenna, Lorenza, Loretta, Lorette, Lorine, Lorita and Lorna.

Creative forms:
(female) Lerey, Lirey, ..

(male) Lole, Loler, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lorey Selah (L.S.), ..

How popular is Lorey?

Lorey is a rare given name for females but a very popular surname for all people (#31389 out of 150436, Top 21%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Lorey (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Lauren (#119 a year ago), Laura (#322), Laurel (#772), Loretta (#1160), Lorena (#1265), Lori (#1608), Loren (#1891), Lorie, Lorine, Lorna, Lory, Lorry, Lorrie, Lorri, Lorita, Lorene, Laurie, Lauri, Laure, Lora, Loree, Lorenza, Loreen and Lorette. Other forms, like Lorah, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Lorey was at its highest 55 years ago (usage of 3.41%) and has become significantly reduced since (usage 0.27%, 92%), with versions like Lorie becoming somewhat dated. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Laura, Laure, Laurel, Lauren, Lauri in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Laurie, Lora, Loree, Loreen, Loren in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lorena, Lorene, Lorenza, Loretta, Lorette in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lori, Lorie, Lorine, Lorita, Lorna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lorri, Lorrie, Lorry, Lory in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Laura, Lauren, Lorna outside U.S.

Similar Names

Lorey is alike in pronunciation to Lara, Larae, Laray, Laree, Larra, Leora, Leorah, Liora, Lira, Liri, Loria, Lura, Lyra and Lyria. Other recommended names are Carey, Codey, Coley, Cordey, Corey, Corley, Correy, Dodey, Dorcey, Dorey, Dorsey, Glorey, Honey, Jobey, Jodey, Joey, Joley, Jorey, Josey, Kodey, Korey, Korrey, Lacey, Ladey, Laney, Laren, Loire, Lonee, Lorel, Lorenn, Loreta, Loriel, Lorin, Loris, Lorne, Lorren, Lorryn, Loryn, Lottey, Lotty, Love, Lovey, Posey, Rosey, Roxey, Sokey, Tobey, Toney, Torey, Torrey, Zoey and Zooey. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lorey.

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