What does Loris mean?
Loris /lor-is/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name. Loris' name origins are English and Latin, and the name Loris means "laurel". Loris is an alternate form of Lori (English, Latin): modern version of Laurie and Lora. Laris is a popular last name.
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)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Loris and related names. Lori, Loriann and Lorri are the prominent alternative forms of Loris (outside Top 1000) ranked in the Top 1000. Forms like Loria are uncommon. Adoption of these girl names reached its most widespread during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.58%) and is now significantly less, with the forms Lori and Lorri becoming less fashionable. (2014 Birth Statistics)