Meaning and Name Origin
Loran is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#25377 out of 88799, Top 29%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Loran for boys. Loran entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its peak rank of #905 in the U.S. during 1940-1949, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the boy name Loran and related names. Popular alternative forms of Loran listed in the Top 1000 are Loren and Lorin. These boy names were at the peak of their popularity during the years 1940-1949 and are now significantly less popular, with the version Loren becoming less trendy. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Loran is alike in pronunciation to Laren, Larin, Laron, Larran, Leron and Lyron. Other recommended similar baby names are Doran, Goran, Joran, Liron, Logan▲, Loman, Lorant, Lorcan, Loreno, Lorn, Lorne▼ and Toran. These names tend to be more frequently used than Loran.