What does Lorin mean?
Lorin [lorin] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Lorin) is a Latin name, and the meaning of Lorin is "the bay, or laurel plant; from Laurentum". Lorin is a variant form of Lauren (Latin): feminine of Lawrence. Lorin is also a variation of Loren (English, Latin).
Associated with: bay (tree).
(female) Loric, Lyrin, ..
(male) Lorny, Lorron, .. Middle name pairings:
Lorin Yuna (L.Y.), ..
How popular is Lorin?
Lorin is an uncommon first name for women but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#105905 out of 150436, Top 70%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Lorin entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its peak rank of #1561 in the U.S. in the year 1990, but is not ranked currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Lauren (#119 from current records), Lauryn (#507), Lorena (#1265), Loren (#1891), Lorenza, Lorene and Laurin are the prominent variation forms of Lorin. Other variants, like Lowrenn, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Lorin was common in the year 1990 (usage of 1.53%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.22%, ▼85.9%), with forms such as Lauren becoming somewhat dated.
Lorin is pronounced similarly to Laraine, Lareine, Larine, Laurine, Leraine, Loirane, Lorain, Loraine▼, Lorayne, Loreen, Loreene, Lorian, Loriann, Lorianne, Lorine▼ and Lorraine▼. Other recommended names are Aerin, Airin, Arin, Carin, Corin, Corrin, Eirin, Erin▼, Farin, Jolin, Jordin▼, Karin▼, Kerin, Korin, Korrin, Lari, Larina, Lin, Liorit, Liri, Lirit, Logan▲, Loir, Lois▼, Loni, Lonie▼, Lora▼, Lorah, Loraina, Loree, Lorel, Lorey, Lori▼, Loria, Loriana, Lorie▼, Loriel, Lorilyn, Lorinda, Loris, Lorita, Lorna▼, Lorra, Lorri▼, Lorrina, Lorrna, Lorry, Lory, Lotie, Lovina, Lyria, Lyric▲, Lyris, Marin, Morgin, Nolin, Robin▼, Tarin and Terin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lorin.See names in meaning and etymology.