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What does Loring mean?

Loring Pronunciation of Loring [lor-ing] as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Loring is "famous warrior". Related to Louis.

ASSOCIATED WITH famous, warrior




(male) Locing, Lowing, ..

(female) Lorona, ..

Loring Pierce (L.P.), ..

How popular is Loring?

Loring is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#8441 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Loring reached its highest rank of #1325 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Loring listed in the Top 2000 are Louis (#297 FROM RECENT DATA) and Louie (#967). These relations of Loring reached the apex of their popularity during 1910-1919 (USAGE OF 0.8%) and are now significantly less common (USAGE 0.1%, 91%), with forms like Louis falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Loring, Louie, Louis in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Louie, Louis outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Corin, Gorin, Goring, Korin, Laranz (see Lawrence), Larenz, Larin, Long, Loran, Lorance, Lorant, Loren, Lorenc, Lorence, Lorencz, Loreno, Lorens, Lorent, Lorenz, Lorenzo, Lorin, Loritz, Lorn, Lorne, Loron, Lorrenz (see Lawrence), Lorrin, Loryn, Morino, Torin and Waring. These names tend to be more commonly used than Loring.

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