What does Lorraine mean?
Lorraine /lor-rai-ne/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced lor-AYN. It is of French origin, and the meaning of Lorraine is "from Lorraine".
Name of the province in France (where Joan of Arc came from) and a family name of French royalty. Also an elaboration of Lora, or possibly derived from Laura (Latin) "laurel". See also Lorena. Actress Laraine Newman.
Lorraine▼ has 18 more related variations via Laraine, Laura, Lora, Lorena: Laraene, Lareine, Larine, Larraine, Lauraine, Laurine, Loranna, Loreanna, Loreene, Lorene▼, Lorie▼, Lorra, Lorrae, Lorree, Lorrette, Lorri▼, Lorrie▼ and Lorrina.Kreatif forms: Leiraine, Lorni. [more]
How popular is Lorraine?
Lorraine is a very popular first name for women (#165 out of 4276, Top 4%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#25503 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Lorraine for girls. Lorraine reached its apex position of #55 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Prominent related forms of Lorraine are Laura (#318 a year ago), Raina (#960), Lorine, Lorie, Lorrie, Lori, Lorri, Lorene, Laurine, Laraine, Lora, Loraine, Lorena and Charmaine. Usage of these girl names was at its highest during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.4532%) and is now much lower (usage 0.0481%, ▼89.4%), with versions such as Raina, Laura, Lorena, Charmaine and Lora falling out of fashion. Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Lorraine and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)