Meaning and Name Origin
Lorraine \l(o)-rrai-ne\ 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 related variations 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.
Lorraine is a very popular first name for women (#165 out of 4276, Top 4%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#23631 out of 88799, Top 27%). (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. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the girl name Lorraine and corresponding names. Prominent related forms of Lorraine appearing in the Top 1000 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 1960-1969 and is now much lower, with versions such as Raina, Laura, Lorena, Lorna and Lorine falling out of fashion. (2014 Birth Statistics)