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Lorraine meaning and name origin

Lorraine \l(o)-rrai-ne\ as a girl's 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 variant forms: Laraine, Larayne, Laurraine, Leraine, Lerayne, Lorain, Loraina, Loraine, Lorayne, Lori, Lorine, Lorraina and Lorrayne.

For more information, see also related names Charmaine and Raina.

Baby names that sound like Lorraine are Larraine, Lauraine, Lorrin, Loirane, Lorrina and Lorianne.

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Popularity of Lorraine

Lorraine is a very popular first name for women (#165 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#23631 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Lorraine
Popularity of Lorraine