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Lora

First Name
52k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
7k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

What does the name Lora mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Lora

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

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  1. A female given name, a rare nonstandard spelling of Laura.

Notable Persons Named Lora

Lora was born in 1960.

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Lora Leigh is an eroticism, fantasy, and romance novel novelist. She was most prominent from 2003 to present. Lora was born on March 6th, 1965 in Ohio, USA.

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She holds the title Miss Utah USA 2009 and Miss Utah USA2009. Laura was given the name Lora Chukanova on June 5th, 1986 in Sofia.

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Lora Ottenad is a bodybuilder. Lora was born on February 3rd, 1964 in Seattle.

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Lora Lawrence Corum was a racing driver. Lora was born on January 8th, 1899 in Jonesville, Indiana. He died on March 7th, 1949.

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Lora Hirschberg is a sound engineer and audio engineer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1990 to present. Lora was born in 1963 in Olmsted Falls, Ohio, United States.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Lora

Alberto Lora is a soccer player for the Sporting de Gijón, CD Móstoles, Real Madrid C.F., and Sporting de Gijón B. Alberto was born on March 25th, 1987 in Móstoles, Spain.

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Kike Santander is a musician. His ongoing career started in 1987. Kike was given the name Flavio Enrique Santander Lora on May 11th, 1960 in Cali.

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She has been prominent since 1996. Yelitza was born on July 12th, 1985 in Santo Domingo.

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Marie Lora-Mungai is a ceo, media entrepreneur, producer, and television producer. Marie was given the name Marie Lora .

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Filippo Lora is a soccer player for the A.S. Cittadella and A.C. Milan. Filippo was born on November 21st, 1993 in Valdagno.

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Alex Lora is a film director. He has been prominent since 2004. Alex was given the name Àlex Lora Cercós on September 19th, 1979 in Barcelona. Alex is also known as Alex Lora.

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How popular is the baby 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 303 294 9
1932 291 291 0
1933 295 295 0
1934 252 245 7
1935 274 274 0
1936 274 268 6
1937 273 273 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 1,350 1,344 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 1,397 1,389 8
1968 1,520 1,514 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 346 346 0
1987 355 350 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 63 63 0
2014 66 66 0
2015 61 61 0
2016 63 63 0

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Popularity of Lora as a first name

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Popularity of Lora as a last name

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Common last names for Lora

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Common first names for Lora

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lora U.S.
  White 10.00% 64.26%
  African American 1.72% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.07% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.13% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.50% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 86.59% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lora

People with the last name Lora are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Lora

  • How Popular is the name Lora? Lora is the 965th most popular name of all time. As a last name Lora was the 5,001st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Lora have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 52,009 babies born with the first name Lora in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lora to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lora? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 74 new born babies.
  • When was Lora first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lora is Sunday, March 17th, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Lora born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lora was in 1963 with a total of 1,599 babies. That's a lot of babies named Lora!
  • Random Lora Factoid: According to the 1978 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lora ranks 97th in popularity as a baby girl's name in West Virginia. Imagine that, 26 babies in West Virginia have the same name as you in 1978.
  • Weird things about the name Lora: Your name in reverse order is Arol. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ralo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lora? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 7,030 people with the last name Lora.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lora? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Lora as their last name.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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