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What does Lorie mean?

Lorie Pronunciation of Lorie [lo-rie] as a name for girls is of Latin origin, and Lorie means "the bay, or laurel plant". Lorie is a version of Laura (Latin).

Associated with: bay (tree).


Lorie has 13 variants: Larea, Lari, Lauri, Laurie, Lawra, Lora, Loree, Lorey, Lori, Lorri, Lorrie, Lorry and Lory.

14 more different relations via Laura: Laure, Laurice, Laurine, Lollie, Lolly, Loreen, Loren, Lorena, Lorene, Lorette, Lorinda, Lorine, Lorita and Lorna.

Creative forms:
(female) Lerie, Lurie, ..

(male) Loriem, Lotif, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lorie Alisson (L.A.), ..

How popular is Lorie?

Lorie is a very popular first name for women (#686 out of 4276, Top 16%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#61855 out of 150436, Top 41%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Lorie was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its peak position of #276 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not listed currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Laura (#322 a year ago), Laure, Lauri, Laurice, Laurie, Laurine, Lollie, Lora, Loree, Loreen, Loren (#1891), Lorena (#1265), Lorene, Lorette, Lori (#1608), Lorinda, Lorine, Lorita, Lorna, Lorri, Lorrie, Lorry and Lory are the popular variation forms of Lorie. Adoption of these forms of Lorie was well-received during 1960-1969 (usage of 3.26%) and is now much diminished (usage 0.07%, 98% less), with versions like Lorena becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lorie, Laura, Laure, Lauri, Laurice in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Laurie, Laurine, Lollie, Lora, Loree in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Loreen, Loren, Lorena, Lorene, Lorette in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lori, Lorinda, 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, Lorna outside U.S.

Similar Names

Lorie is pronounced similarly to Lara, Larae, Laray, Laree, Larra, Leora, Leorah, Liora, Lira, Liri, Lorah, Loria, Lorra, Lorrae, Lorree, Lowra, Lura, Lyra and Lyria. Other suggested similar names are Arie, Bobie, Brie, Carie, Corie, Corlie, Cornie, Corrie, Dorcie, Dorie, Dorrie, Gerie, Jobie, Jodie, Jordie, Jorie, Korie, Korrie, Lacie, Lanie, Larine, Lexie, Lilie, Liorit, Loir, Loire, Lois, Loni, Lonie, Loraine, Loralie, Lorel, Lorian, Loriel, Lorilee, Lorin, Loris, Lorne, Lorrin, Lotie, Lotte, Lottie, Louise, Loyce, Loyise, Lucie, Normie, Rodie, Rosie, Sofie, Sokie, Terie, Torie, Torrie, Yolie and Zowie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lorie.

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