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 43 more relations via Laraine, Laura, Lora, Lorena: Laraene, Lareine, Larina, Larine, Larraine, Lauraine, Lauralee, Laurana, Laurene, Lauriane, Laurianne, Laurice, Laurie▼, Laurina, Laurine, Lollie, Lora▼, Lorah, Loranna, Loreanna, Loree, Loreen, Loreene, Loren▼, Lorena▼, Lorene▼, Lorenia, Lorenna, Lorette, Lorie▼, Lorinda, Lorita, Lorna▼, Lorra, Lorrae, Lorree, Lorretta, Lorrette, Lorri▼, Lorrie▼, Lorrina, Lorry and Lowra.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, Lori, Lorna, Lorri, Lorrie, Lorene, Lorena, Laurine, Laurie, Laraine, Lollie, Lora, Loren, Loraine and Charmaine. Adoption of these girl names was at its highest during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.4373%) and is now much lower (usage 0.038%, ▼91.3%), with versions such as Raina, Laura, Lorena, Laurie 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)