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What does Loran mean?

Loran /lo-ran/ as a name for boys has the meaning "from Laurentum". Loran is an alternate form, with the suffix -an, of Loren (English, Latin): modern variation of Lorenzo and Lawrence.


Loran has 5 variants: Lorin, Loron, Lorren, Lorrin and Loryn.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Liran, Lyran, ..

(female) Lorai, Loranne, ..

How popular is Loran?

Loran is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#32984 out of 150436, Top 22%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Loran for boys. Loran reached its peak rank of #847 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Loran name in U.S.

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

Popular alternative forms of Loran are Loren (#1921 in 2014) and Lorin. Other variants, like Loryn, are seldom used. These forms of Loran were at the peak of their popularity 94 years ago (adoption of 0.1%) and are now significantly less popular, with the version Loren becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Loran, Loren, Lorin in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Loran and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names


Loran is alike in pronunciation to Laren, Larin, Laron, Larran, Larren, Larrin, Larron, Laurean, Lauren, Laurian, Leeron, Leron, Lerone and Lyron. Other recommended names are Aaran, Abran, Ahran, Aran, Boban, Bran, Byran, Colan, Conan, Corwan, Cowan, Cyran, Doan, Dolan, Doran, Dorran, Dowan, Duran, Efran, Garan, Goran, Gordan, Gorman, Joran, Jordan, Jorgan, Jorian, Jovan, Laban, Laranz (see Lawrence), Lavan, Liron, Logan, Loman, Lon, Lonn, Lorant, Lorcan, Lord, Lorenc, Loreno, Lorent, Loring, Lorn, Lorne, Loucan, Morgan, Norman, Oran, Orran, Roan, Roban, Rogan, Rohan, Ronan, Rowan, Royan, Sohan, Teran, Toran and Torran. These names tend to be more frequently used than Loran.