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pinWhat 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 13 variants: Laraine, Larayne, Laurraine, Leraine, Lerayne, Lorain, Loraina, Loraine, Lorayne, Lori, Lorine, Lorraina and Lorrayne.

Related girl names: Charmaine and Raina.

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]

pinHow 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)

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

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

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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lorraine, Charmaine, Laraine, Laura, Laurine in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lora, Loraine, Lorena, Lorene, Lori in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lorie, Lorine, Lorri, Lorrie, Raina in U.S.

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

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Lorraine is pronounced similarly to Loirane, Lorianne and Lorrin. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lorraine.