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What does Loren mean?

Loren Pronunciation of Loren [loren] as a boys' name (also used more regularly as girls' name Loren) is pronounced LOR-en. It is of English and Latin origin, and the meaning of Loren is "from Laurentum". Modern variant of Lorenzo and Lawrence. Might be confused with the girl's name Lauren.

Associated with: modern.


Loren has 6 variants: Loran, Lorin, Loron, Lorren, Lorrin and Loryn.

32 more relations via Lawrence, Lorenzo: Laranz, Larenz, Larenzo, Larrens, Larrey, Larry, Lars, Lauren, Laurens, Laurent, Laurenz, Lavrens, Lawrey, Lon, Lonny, Lorance, Lorant, Lorenc, Lorence, Lorencz, Loreno, Lorens, Lorent, Lorento, Lorentz, Lorenz, Lorenzen, Lorenzo, Loritz, Lorrence, Lorrenz and Lorry.

Creative forms:
(male) Leyren, Lyren, ..

(female) Lole, Lonet, ..

Middle name pairings:
Loren Khai (L.K.), ..

How popular is Loren?

Loren is a very prominent first name for men (#376 out of 1220, Top 31%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#24162 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Loren reached its highest position of #217 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Loren are Lorenzo (#216 from recent data), Lawrence (#497), Larry (#556), Lars (#1705), Lorenz, Lorin, Lon, Lauren, Laurent, Lonny and Loran. Other forms, like Lorry, are uncommon. These relations of Loren were popular as baby names 75 years ago (usage of 2.4%) and are now significantly less widespread (usage 0.2%, 93.3% less), with versions like Lon becoming somewhat dated. Lorenzo is the most chic name for newborns among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Loren, Larry, Lars, Lauren, Laurent in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lawrence, Lon, Lonny, Loran, Lorenz in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Loren is alike in pronunciation to Laren, Larin, Laron, Larran, Larren, Larrin, Larron, Laurean, Leeron, Leron, Lerone and Lyron. Other recommended names are Aaren, Ahren, Airen, Aren, Arren, Biren, Boden, Borden, Bowen, Bren, Byren, Corben, Coren, Daren, Dorien, Dorren, Efren, Forden, Foxen, Garen, Gorden, Goren, Gorren, Gorten, Horten, Jaren, Jeren, Joben, Jorden, Joren, Koren, Laken, Larsen, Len, Liron, Loeb, Loew, Logan, Logen, Loman, Lonn, Lorcan, Lord, Loring, Lorn, Lorne, Lovel, Lowe, Lowel, Morgen, Morten, Morven, Naren, Nolen, Normen, Oren, Orren, Rowen, Rozen, Soren, Taren, Toren and Worden. These names tend to be less commonly used than Loren.

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