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What does Loris mean?

Loris Pronunciation of Loris [loris] as a girls' name means "laurel". Loris is an alternate form of Lori (English, Latin): modern version of Laurie and Lora.

Associated with: laurel (tree).


9 alternative forms via Lori: Loree, Loria, Lorian, Loriana, Loriann, Loriel, Lorilee, Lorinda and Lorri.

Creative forms:
(female) Lorcey, Lorisi, ..

(male) Lorly, Lorsay, ..

Middle name pairings:
Loris Cadence (L.C.), ..

How popular is Loris?

Loris is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3072 out of 4276, Top 72%) and an even more popular surname for both adults and children (#61713 out of 150436, Top 41%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Loris was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its top rank of #1153 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Loree, Lori (#1608 the previous year), Loria, Loriann, Lorinda and Lorri are the prominent alternative forms of Loris ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Loriana, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Loris was well-received 55 years ago (usage of 1.41%) and is now significantly less (usage 0.01%, 100%), with forms such as Lorri becoming less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Loris, Loree, Lori, Loria, Loriann in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lorinda, Lorri in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Loris and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Loris is alike in pronunciation to Lyris. Other recommended names are Caris, Chris, Cloris, Cordis, Cris, Doris, Dorris, Edris, Eris, Floris, Idris, Iris, Karis, Khris, Kloris, Kris, Lari, Larisa, Lenis, Lexis, Liorit, Liri, Lirit, Lis, Loir, Lois, Loise, Loni, Lonie, Lora, Lorah, Lorain, Lorel, Loren, Lorey, Lorie, Lorin, Lorine, Lorissa, Lorita, Lorna, Lorne, Lorra, Lorrie, Lorrin, Lorry, Lory, Loryn, Lotie, Lotus, Louisa, Louise, Lovisa, Lowise, Loyise, Lyria, Lyric, Maris, Meris, Neris, Paris, Pris and Tris. These names tend to be less commonly used than Loris.

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