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Lorraine

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: French
  • Meaning: From Lorraine, France
  • #346 All Time
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How popular is the name "Lorraine" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1882 6 6 0
1884 9 9 0
1885 5 5 0
1886 7 7 0
1887 6 6 0
1888 20 20 0
1889 20 20 0
1890 25 25 0
1891 21 21 0
1892 31 31 0
1893 28 28 0
1894 36 36 0
1895 48 48 0
1896 45 45 0
1897 56 56 0
1898 75 75 0
1899 75 75 0
1900 119 119 0
1901 106 101 5
1902 103 103 0
1903 125 125 0
1904 126 126 0
1905 154 149 5
1906 159 159 0
1907 192 192 0
1908 253 253 0
1909 269 269 0
1910 310 310 0
1911 365 365 0
1912 560 554 6
1913 733 724 9
1914 987 969 18
1915 1,337 1,323 14
1916 1,687 1,671 16
1917 1,981 1,961 20
1918 3,902 3,874 28 #69 girl name
1919 4,008 3,978 30 #62 girl name
1920 3,951 3,928 23 #70 girl name
1921 4,563 4,533 30 #61 girl name
1922 4,692 4,669 23 #56 girl name
1923 4,786 4,765 21 #57 girl name
1924 5,131 5,105 26 #53 girl name
1925 5,012 4,982 30 #51 girl name
1926 4,917 4,893 24 #53 girl name
1927 5,757 5,729 28 #44 girl name
1928 6,008 5,985 23 #39 girl name
1929 5,377 5,346 31 #42 girl name
1930 5,205 5,165 40 #46 girl name
1931 4,607 4,585 22 #49 girl name
1932 4,186 4,162 24 #55 girl name
1933 3,817 3,797 20 #54 girl name
1934 3,795 3,775 20 #56 girl name
1935 3,428 3,402 26 #68 girl name
1936 3,189 3,170 19 #76 girl name
1937 2,957 2,938 19 #83 girl name
1938 2,762 2,741 21 #93 girl name
1939 2,606 2,592 14 #96 girl name
1940 2,598 2,582 16 #95 girl name
1941 2,710 2,686 24 #93 girl name
1942 3,023 3,009 14 #91 girl name
1943 3,033 3,016 17 #94 girl name
1944 3,056 3,044 12 #93 girl name
1945 3,221 3,207 14 #87 girl name
1946 3,897 3,886 11 #93 girl name
1947 4,416 4,411 5 #84 girl name
1948 3,759 3,745 14 #96 girl name
1949 3,467 3,457 10
1950 3,354 3,345 9
1951 3,486 3,480 6
1952 3,469 3,462 7
1953 3,319 3,310 9
1954 3,474 3,461 13
1955 3,380 3,373 7
1956 3,431 3,426 5
1957 3,431 3,418 13
1958 3,168 3,160 8
1959 3,147 3,142 5
1960 3,339 3,332 7
1961 3,123 3,112 11
1962 2,955 2,948 7
1963 2,597 2,591 6
1964 2,370 2,354 16
1965 2,067 2,060 7
1966 1,748 1,743 5
1967 1,527 1,522 5
1968 1,334 1,329 5
1969 1,249 1,249 0
1970 1,160 1,160 0
1971 977 977 0
1972 774 774 0
1973 734 734 0
1974 635 635 0
1975 656 656 0
1976 543 543 0
1977 499 494 5
1978 506 506 0
1979 523 523 0
1980 501 501 0
1981 490 490 0
1982 471 471 0
1983 430 430 0
1984 379 379 0
1985 413 413 0
1986 356 356 0
1987 374 374 0
1988 363 363 0
1989 339 332 7
1990 341 341 0
1991 306 306 0
1992 279 279 0
1993 278 278 0
1994 213 213 0
1995 215 215 0
1996 185 185 0
1997 158 158 0
1998 143 143 0
1999 151 151 0
2000 164 164 0
2001 125 125 0
2002 118 118 0
2003 130 130 0
2004 128 128 0
2005 97 97 0
2006 110 110 0
2007 157 157 0
2008 122 122 0
2009 100 100 0
2010 82 82 0
2011 107 107 0
2012 86 86 0
2013 122 122 0
2014 112 112 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Lorraine? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 209,035 babies born with the name Lorraine in the United States. That's more than enough Lorraines to occupy the country of Samoa with an estimated population of 186,340 (as of November 7, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Lorraine" was in 1928 with a total of 5,985 babies. (That's a lot of baby Lorraines)

According to the 1923 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Lorraine" ranks #28 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Washington. Imagine that, 72 babies in Washington have the same name as you in 1923. Across the entire United States a total of 4,786 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Lorraine popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

French

Origin and Meaning of Lorraine

The name "Lorraine" is of French origin, and it means "From Lorraine, France". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Lorraine Bracco

Lorraine Bracco is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1979 to present. Lorraine was born in 1954 in Brooklyn, New York City, U.S.

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Lorraine Kelly

Lorraine Kelly is a television presenter and journalist with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1983 to present. Lorraine was born in 1959 in Gorbals, Glasgow, Scotland.

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Lorraine Nicholson

Lorraine Nicholson is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Lorraine was born in 1990 as Lorraine Broussard Nicholson in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Lorraine Gary

Lorraine Gary is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1967 to 1987. Lorraine was born in 1937 as Lorraine Gottfried in Forest Hills, New York, U.S.

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Alternative Meanings

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

Your name in reverse order is "Eniarrol". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lerioanr". 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 Lorraine born Apr 3, 1986

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Israel approximately on 475. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

Name poster for Lorraine

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