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Popularity
52k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Lora

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Spanish
  • Meaning: Laurel
  • #942 All Time
Girls
Boys
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794k Laura (Latin)
341k Lori (American)
168k Laurie (English)
22k Lorie (American)

How popular is the name "Lora" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 74 74 0
1881 80 80 0
1882 62 55 7
1883 76 76 0
1884 72 72 0
1885 113 113 0
1886 109 109 0
1887 98 90 8
1888 107 107 0
1889 138 138 0
1890 130 130 0
1891 135 135 0
1892 149 140 9
1893 151 146 5
1894 177 177 0
1895 166 166 0
1896 179 179 0
1897 169 169 0
1898 157 157 0
1899 154 154 0
1900 176 176 0
1901 159 159 0
1902 166 166 0
1903 145 145 0
1904 144 144 0
1905 185 185 0
1906 175 175 0
1907 145 145 0
1908 167 167 0
1909 174 174 0
1910 173 173 0
1911 199 199 0
1912 245 245 0
1913 260 252 8
1914 270 270 0
1915 347 341 6
1916 377 366 11
1917 404 398 6
1918 409 401 8
1919 341 333 8
1920 380 373 7
1921 370 363 7
1922 351 341 10
1923 359 353 6
1924 370 361 9
1925 347 347 0
1926 280 280 0
1927 353 345 8
1928 296 296 0
1929 305 305 0
1930 331 322 9
1931 304 295 9
1932 290 290 0
1933 295 295 0
1934 252 245 7
1935 274 274 0
1936 274 268 6
1937 272 272 0
1938 319 319 0
1939 288 282 6
1940 280 280 0
1941 278 271 7
1942 258 251 7
1943 278 278 0
1944 265 265 0
1945 285 285 0
1946 338 338 0
1947 371 371 0
1948 401 401 0
1949 386 386 0
1950 514 514 0
1951 446 446 0
1952 522 522 0
1953 523 516 7
1954 603 603 0
1955 583 583 0
1956 688 688 0
1957 738 738 0
1958 801 801 0
1959 890 890 0
1960 1,210 1,203 7
1961 1,336 1,330 6
1962 1,349 1,343 6
1963 1,599 1,599 0
1964 1,578 1,578 0
1965 1,390 1,385 5
1966 1,362 1,357 5
1967 1,396 1,388 8
1968 1,521 1,515 6
1969 1,482 1,474 8
1970 1,202 1,202 0
1971 1,068 1,068 0
1972 890 890 0
1973 725 725 0
1974 696 696 0
1975 673 666 7
1976 661 656 5
1977 650 650 0
1978 621 621 0
1979 593 593 0
1980 535 535 0
1981 491 491 0
1982 491 491 0
1983 458 458 0
1984 426 426 0
1985 435 435 0
1986 345 345 0
1987 356 351 5
1988 304 304 0
1989 295 295 0
1990 267 267 0
1991 204 204 0
1992 227 227 0
1993 170 170 0
1994 183 183 0
1995 154 154 0
1996 138 138 0
1997 131 131 0
1998 98 98 0
1999 113 113 0
2000 125 125 0
2001 101 101 0
2002 78 78 0
2003 87 87 0
2004 103 103 0
2005 91 91 0
2006 71 71 0
2007 71 71 0
2008 57 57 0
2009 68 68 0
2010 52 52 0
2011 55 55 0
2012 57 57 0
2013 62 62 0
2014 66 66 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Lora? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 51,882 babies born with the name Lora in the United States. That's more than enough Loras to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 74 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Lora" was in 1963 with a total of 1,599 babies. (That's a lot of baby Loras)

According to the 1976 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Lora" ranks #98 in popularity as a baby girl's name in West Virginia. Imagine that, 27 babies in West Virginia have the same name as you in 1976. Across the entire United States a total of 661 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Lora popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Lora" mean? The list below shows the origins of Lora as well as things modernly associated with the name Lora such as celebrities named Lora.

Spanish

Origin and Meaning of Lora

The name "Lora" is of Spanish origin, and it means "Laurel". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alternative Meanings

L is for luster, your shine.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

Your name in reverse order is "Arol". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lrao". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Lora born Jul 30, 1932

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Japan approximately on 1600. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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