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pinWhat 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.

Affiliated girl names: Lauren, Loren and Laura.

Lorna has 1 masculine form: Lorne.

Kreatif forms: Lorda, Lorla. [more]

pinHow 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lorna name in U.S.

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

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.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lorna, Laura, Lauren, Loren in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lorna, Laura, Lauren outside U.S.

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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.