What does Lorraine mean?
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 relations 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:
(female) Lorani, Lorraiani, ..
(male) Lorraike, Lorraile, ..
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. Demographics)
Displayed below is the baby name history of Lorraine for girls. Lorraine reached its apex position of #50 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, and is at #1813 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Prominent related forms of Lorraine (#1813 via latest list) are Laura (#318 via latest list), Raina (#960), Lorena (#1218), Lori (#1670), Lorie, Lorine, Lorri, Laraine, Lorrie, Lorrayne, Lorene, Lora, Laurine, Lorain, Loraine, Charmaine, Lorayne and Larraine. Adoption of these forms of Lorraine was widespread among parents 54 years ago (average #1035) and is now much lower (#1788, ▼97%), with versions such as Lorene falling out of fashion. Laura is the continual favorite, although Raina seems to be gaining favor too.
Lorraine▼ is pronounced similarly to Loirane, Lorian, Loriann, Lorianne, Lorin, Lorren, Lorrin, Lorryn, Lorrynn and Lowran. Other suggested similar names are Carrine, Conradine, Coraline▲, Corianne, Correne, Corrie▼, Corrin, Corrina, Corrine▼, Corrinn, Corryne, Derrine, Dorianne, Dorrie, Germaine▼, Igraine, Jarmaine, Jolaine, Jordaine, Jordane, Jordanne, Karrine, Korine, Korrie, Korrin, Korrina, Korrine, Korrinne, Laine, Laralaine, Laramae, Lareina, Larina, Larreina, Larren, Larryn, Larrynn, Larsine, Laurana, Laurenne, Laurianne, Laurina, Loralee, Loren▼, Lorenia, Lorenn, Lorenna, Loriana, Lorna▼, Lorrna, Loryn, Louanne, Louisine, Lowrenn (see Lauren), Lurline, Morgaine, Morgane, Morganne, Morgayne, Morine, Norine, Perrine, Torrie, Ygraine and Zorine. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lorraine.