What does Lorin mean?
Lorin /lor-in/ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Lorin). Lorin's name origin is Latin, and the meaning of the name Lorin is "from Laurentum". Lorin is an alternate form of Lawrence (Latin) with the prefix Lo-. Lorin is also a variant of Loren (English, Latin).
Lorin has 20 more related forms via Lawrence, Loren: Laranz, Larenz, Larry▼, Lars, Laurie, Lawrie, Lon▼, Lonny▼, Lorance, Lorant, Lorenc, Lorence, Lorencz, Lorens, Lorentz, Lorenz, Lorenzo, Loritz, Lorrenz and Lorry.Kreatif forms: Lerin, Locrin, Lonrin. [more]
How popular is Lorin?
Lorin is an unusual given name for men but a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#105905 out of 150436, Top 70%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Lorin for boys. Lorin was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its apex position of #818 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Larry (#510 via latest list), Lars, Lauren, Lawrence (#462), Lon, Lonny, Loran, Loren, Lorenz and Lorenzo (#227) are the prominent related forms of Lorin. Other forms, like Larenz, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Lorin was at its most widespread during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.393%) and is somewhat less today (usage 0.164%, ▼58.38%), with forms like Larry, Lawrence, Lon, Lonny and Loren becoming somewhat dated. Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Lorin and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Lorin is alike in pronunciation to Laren, Larin, Laron, Larrin, Leron and Lyron. Other recommended similar baby names are Corin, Gorin, Korin, Liron, Loreno, Loring, Lorn, Lorne▼ and Torin. Like Lorin, these names are not commonly used.