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Popularity
209k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Lorraine

Gender: Girl. Ranked #346 most popular

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What does the name "Lorraine" mean?

Lorraine (French): From Lorraine, France

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

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

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

R is for realist, the way you are.

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

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

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

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



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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 first appeared 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 1931 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Lorraine" ranks #34 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Rhode Island. Imagine that, 47 babies in Rhode Island have the same name as you in 1931. Across the entire United States a total of 4,607 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Lorraine popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Lorraine in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Lorraine

Lorraine Bracco

Lorraine Bracco is an actress with the most prominent portion of their 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 their 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 their 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 their 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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Past life for Lorraine born Aug 7, 1979

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 Northern Africa approximately on 1425. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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