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Lorne (girl)

What does Lorne mean?

Lorne Pronunciation of Lorne [lorne] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Lorne) is of Latin origin, and the name Lorne means "the bay, or laurel plant". Lorne is a variant form of Lauren (Latin): feminine of Lawrence.

Associated with: bay (tree).


18 alternative forms via Lauren: Laren, Larren, Larsine, Laryn, Loren, Lorena, Lorene, Lorenn, Lorenza, Lorin, Lorren, Lorrin, Lorrynn, Loryn, Lourence, Lowran, Lowrenn and Lowrynn.

1 masculine form: Lawrence.

Creative forms:
(female) Lirne, Lorana, ..

(male) Lorano, Lorse, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lorne Alanah (L.A.), ..

How popular is Lorne?

Lorne is an unusual first name for women but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#101157 out of 150436, Top 67%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Lauren (#119 a year ago), Loren (#1891), Lorena (#1265), Lorene, Lorenza and Lorin are the prominent alternative forms of Lorne (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Lowran, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Lorne was well-received in 1990 (adoption of 1.5%) and has become significantly less since (adoption 0.2%, 87.7%), with versions like Lorene becoming less fashionable. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lauren, Loren, Lorena, Lorene, Lorenza, Lorin in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bonne, Corene, Corine, Cortne, Dorene, Dorine, Doryne (see Doreen), Ferne, Ione, Joane, Jone, Jorene, Korine, Koryne, Laine, Lane, Larae, Laree, Larine, Layne, Lene, Leoine, Leone, Liane, Loirane (see Loire), Loire, Loise, Lona, Lonee, Loni, Lonie, Lonna, Lonni, Lonnie, Lora, Lorah, Loraine, Lorayne, Loree, Loreen, Loreene, Lorel, Lorey, Lori, Loria, Lorie, Loriel, Lorine, Loris, Lorna, Lorra, Lorrae, Lorree, Lorri, Lorrie, Lorrna, Lorry, Lory, Lotie, Lotte, Love, Loyce, Luane, Lynne, Marne, Mone, Morene, Morine, Norene, Norine, Norne, Verne and Zorine. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lorne.

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