What does Lorinda mean?
Lorinda [lorin-da] as a name for girls has its root in Latin, and the meaning of Lorinda is "the bay, or laurel plant". Lorinda is an alternate form of Laura (Latin). Lorinda is also a form of Lora (Latin). Lorinda is also used as a form of Lori (English, Latin).
Associated with: bay (tree).
Lorinda has 1 variant: Laurinda.
23 more alternative forms via Laura, Lora, Lori: Laranca, Laurina, Loranna, Loreanna, Loren▼, Lorena▼, Lorene▼, Lorenna, Lorenza, Loretta▼, Loria, Lorian, Loriana, Loriann, Lorianne, Lorie▼, Loriel, Lorilee, Lorine▼, Loris, Lorita, Lorna▼ and Lorra.Creative forms:
(female) Lorinet, Lorinta, ..
(male) Lorindo, Lorinly, .. Middle name pairings:
Lorinda Farah (L.F.), ..
How popular is Lorinda?
Lorinda is a very popular first name for females (#1759 out of 4276, Top 41%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Lorinda reached its top rank of #869 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not ranked currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Lorinda are Laura (#322 via latest list), Laurinda, Lora, Loren (#1891), Lorena (#1265), Lorene, Lorenza, Loretta (#1160), Lori (#1608), Loria, Loriann, Lorianne, Lorie, Lorine, Loris, Lorita and Lorna. Other forms, like Lorilee, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Lorinda was well-received among parents during the years 1960-1969 (average #952) and is now significantly less (#1791, ▼97%), with versions such as Lorie becoming less stylish.
Lorinda is alike in pronunciation to Larhonda, Larinda and Laronda. Other recommended names are Barinda, Brinda, Clorinda, Colinda, Corina▼, Corinda, Corinna, Corrinda, Darinda, Derinda, Dorina, Dorinda, Dorrinda, Dyrinda (see Dorinda), Florinda, Jolinda, Korenda, Korina, Korinna, Lacinda, Larina, Linda▼, Loida, Loraina, Lorenia, Lorin, Lorissa, Lorrina, Lorrna, Loucinda, Lovina, Lovinia, Lucinda▼, Marinda, Norina, Orinda, Zarinda and Zorina. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lorinda.See names in meaning and etymology.