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209k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Lorraine

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1882660
1884990
1885550
1886770
1887660
188820200
188920200
189025250
189121210
189231310
189328280
189436360
189548480
189645450
189756560
189875750
189975750
19001191190
19011061015
19021031030
19031251250
19041261260
19051541495
19061591590
19071921920
19082532530
19092692690
19103103100
19113653650
19125605546
19137337249
191498796918
19151,3371,32314
19161,6871,67116
19171,9811,96120
19183,9023,87428#69 girl name
19194,0083,97830#62 girl name
19203,9513,92823#70 girl name
19214,5634,53330#61 girl name
19224,6924,66923#56 girl name
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19275,7575,72928#44 girl name
19286,0085,98523#39 girl name
19295,3775,34631#42 girl name
19305,2055,16540#46 girl name
19314,6074,58522#49 girl name
19324,1864,16224#55 girl name
19333,8173,79720#54 girl name
19343,7953,77520#56 girl name
19353,4283,40226#68 girl name
19363,1893,17019#76 girl name
19372,9572,93819#83 girl name
19382,7622,74121#93 girl name
19392,6062,59214#96 girl name
19402,5982,58216#95 girl name
19412,7102,68624#93 girl name
19423,0233,00914#91 girl name
19433,0333,01617#94 girl name
19443,0563,04412#93 girl name
19453,2213,20714#87 girl name
19463,8973,88611#93 girl name
19474,4164,4115#84 girl name
19483,7593,74514#96 girl name
19493,4673,45710
19503,3543,3459
19513,4863,4806
19523,4693,4627
19533,3193,3109
19543,4743,46113
19553,3803,3737
19563,4313,4265
19573,4313,41813
19583,1683,1608
19593,1473,1425
19603,3393,3327
19613,1233,11211
19622,9552,9487
19632,5972,5916
19642,3702,35416
19652,0672,0607
19661,7481,7435
19671,5271,5225
19681,3341,3295
19691,2491,2490
19701,1601,1600
19719779770
19727747740
19737347340
19746356350
19756566560
19765435430
19774994945
19785065060
19795235230
19805015010
19814904900
19824714710
19834304300
19843793790
19854134130
19863563560
19873743740
19883633630
19893393327
19903413410
19913063060
19922792790
19932782780
19942132130
19952152150
19961851850
19971581580
19981431430
19991511510
20001641640
20011251250
20021181180
20031301300
20041281280
200597970
20061101100
20071571570
20081221220
20091001000
201082820
20111071070
201286860
20131221220
20141121120

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 1948 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Lorraine" ranks #96 in popularity as a baby girl's name in North Dakota. Imagine that, 16 babies in North Dakota have the same name as you in 1948. Across the entire United States a total of 3,759 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 luxury, the luxury of your smile.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

I is for interest, you show in others.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

Your name in reverse order is "Eniarrol". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rarlenoi". 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.

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 south west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Lorraine

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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Past life for Lorraine born Dec 21, 1956

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 Philippines approximately on 1100. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

Name poster for Lorraine

Name poster for Lorraine(click to save the high quality version)

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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