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What does Lori mean?

Lori Pronunciation of Lori as a girls' name is pronounced LORE-ee. It is of English and Latin origin, and the meaning of Lori is "laurel". Modern variant of Laurie and Lora; diminutive of Laura. Also form of Lorraine.


ASSOCIATED WITH laurel (tree), modern


VARIANTS Loree, Loria, Lorian, Loriana, Loriann, Lorianne, Loriel, Lorilee, Lorilynn, Lorinda, Lorri, Loris

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA LAURA, LAURIE, LORA Larea, Lari, Laure, Lauri, Laurie, Lavra, Lawra, Lollie, Lolly, Lora, Lorah, Loreen, Loren, Lorena, Lorene, Lorey, Lorie, Lorine, Lorita, Lorna, Lorra, Lorrae, Lorree, Lorrie, Lorry, Lory, Lowra



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How popular is Lori?

Lori is a very popular first name for females (#78 out of 4276, Top 2%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#40552 out of 150436, Top 27%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Lori entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its peak rank of #15 in the U.S. in the 1960s, and is currently at #1575. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Laura (#340 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Lorena (#1185), Lorraine (#1570), Loren (#1932), Lorie, Lorry, Lorrie, Lorri, Lorna, Lorita, Loris, Lorine, Lorinda, Loriann, Lorianne, Laure, Loria, Lorene, Loreen, Loree, Lora, Lollie, Laurie, Lauri and Lory are the prominent varying forms of Lori (#1575) ranked in the Top 2000. These relations of Lori were popular as baby names 58 years ago (USAGE OF 2.8%) and have become significantly less conventional since (USAGE 0.1%, DOWN 97%), with versions such as Lorri going out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lori, Laura, Laure, Lauri, Laurie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lollie, Lora, Loree, Loreen, Loren in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lorena, Lorene, Loria, Loriann, Lorianne in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lorie, Lorinda, Lorine, Loris, Lorita in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lorna, Lorraine, Lorri, Lorrie, Lorry, Lory in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Laura, Lorna outside U.S.

Similar Names

Lori is alike in pronunciation to Lara, Larae, Laray, Laree, Larra, Leeora, Leora, Leorah, Liora, Lira, Liri, Lura, Lyra and Lyria. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Abri, Airi, Ari, Bri, Cari, Ceri, Ciri, Cori, Corri, Dari, Dori, Fiori, Flori, Geri, Glori, Gowri, Jeri, Jori, Kari, Keri, Kiri, Kori, Korri, Laci, Lali, Lark, Leni, Leoni, Lexi, Lili, Lior, Liorit, Lirit, Loir, Loire, Lois, Lola, Lona, Loni, Lonie, Lonni, Lorain, Lorel, Lorin, Lorne, Lorrin, Loryn, Lotie, Lotti, Lou, Love, Lyric, Lyris, Mari, Miri, Nari, Peri, Sari, Siri, Suri and Tori. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lori.

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