What does Lorna mean?
Lorna /lor-na/ as a girls' name is pronounced LOR-nah. It is of Scottish origin. Created by Blackmore from a Scottish place name, Lorn, and used for the heroine of his 19th-century romantic novel "Lorna Doone". Entertainer Lorna Luft.
Lorna▼ has 1 variant: Lorrna.
Lorna has 1 masculine form: Lorne.Kreatif forms: Lorda, Lorla. [more]
How popular is Lorna?
Lorna is a very popular first name for females (#572 out of 4276, Top 13%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Presented below is the baby name history of Lorna for girls. Lorna was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its apex rank of #333 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not in the list currently. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)
Shown below is a comparison of the history of Lorna and corresponding names. Popular alternative forms of Lorna are Lauren (#94 last year), Laura (#318) and Loren. Usage of these relations of Lorna reached its highest in 1990 (average #389) and is somewhat less today (#603, down 35%), with versions such as Lorna becoming somewhat dated. Lauren is the most chic birth name in this list.
Thinking of names?
Lorna▼ is pronounced similarly to Laurnea. Other recommended similar baby names are Berna, Bogna, Carna, Corena, Corina▼, Corona, Dona▼, Dorena, Erna▼, Ioana, Iona▼, Johna, Jona, Jonna, Karna, Korina, Laina, Lanna, Larea, Larena, Larina, Larra, Leana, Leena, Lena▲, Lenna▼, Leona▼, Leowna, Leyna, Liana▲, Lina▼, Liora, Lira, Lona▼, Lonna, Lora▼, Loraina, Loranna, Lorena▼, Lorene▼, Lorenia, Lorenn, Lorenna, Lori▼, Loria, Lorian, Loriana, Lorie▼, Lorin, Lorinda, Lorine▼, Lorita, Lorne, Lorra, Lorrina, Loryn, Lovina, Lowra, Marna, Mirna, Moina, Morna, Moyna, Murna, Nona▼, Nonna, Norna, Oona, Roana, Ronna, Tona, Virna, Yona and Zona▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lorna.