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Lori /lori/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced LORE-ee. It is of English and Latin origin, and the meaning of Lori is "laurel". Modern variant of Laurie and Lora; diminutive of Laura.


Lori has 12 variants: Loree, Loria, Lorian, Loriana, Loriann, Lorianne, Loriel, Lorilee, Lorilynn, Lorinda, Loris and Lorri.

Related girl name: Lorraine.

Lori has 27 more alternative forms via Laura, Laurie, Lora: Larea, Lari, Laure, Lauri, Laurie, Lavra, Lawra, Lollie, Lolly, Lora, Lorah, Loreen, Loren, Lorena, Lorene, Lorey, Lorie, Lorine, Lorita, Lorna, Lorra, Lorrae, Lorree, Lorrie, Lorry, Lory and Lowra.

Kreatif forms: Leari, Lotri, Luri. [more]

pinHow popular is Lori?

Lori is a very popular first name for females (#78 out of 4276, Top 2%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#40552 out of 150436, Top 27%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the baby name popularity of Lori for girls. Lori entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its peak rank of #16 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not listed currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lori name in U.S.

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

Laura (#318 in 2014), Lorine, Lorie, Lorna, Lorraine, Lorrie, Lorri, Loriann, Lorene, Laurie, Lauri, Lollie, Lora, Lorena and Loren are the prominent varying forms of Lori ranked in the Top 1000. These girl names were at the height of their popularity during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.5394%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.0426%, down 92.1%), with versions such as Laura, Lorena, Lori, Lauri and Lora falling out of style. Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Lori and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lori, Laura, Lauri, Laurie, Lollie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lora, Loren, Lorena, Lorene, Loriann in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lorie, Lorine, Lorna, Lorraine, Lorri, Lorrie in U.S.

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

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Lori is alike in pronunciation to Lara, Leora, Liora, Lira, Liri, Lura, Lyra and Lyria. Other suggested similar baby names are Cori, Dori, Jori, Kori, Lior, Loir, Loire, Loni, Lorin and Tori. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lori.