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Meaning and Origin

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  1. a leather strap used on a horse's breastplate

Notable Persons With the Last Name Lorain

Sophie Lorain is an actress, director, producer, actor, television director, and television producer. She has had major accomplishments since 1974. Sophie was given the name Sophie-Hélène Lorain by her parent Denise Filiatrault on November 20th, 1957 in Montreal.

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A'me was born on May 11th, 1967.

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Jean-Michel was born on January 7th, 1959 in Migennes.

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René was born on March 19th, 1900 in Rheims, France. He passed away on October 25th, 1984.

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How popular is the baby name Lorain in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1900 5 5 0
1905 6 6 0
1906 5 5 0
1907 12 12 0
1909 10 10 0
1910 6 6 0
1911 7 7 0
1912 12 12 0
1913 13 8 5
1914 8 0 8
1915 23 13 10
1916 26 16 10
1917 31 15 16
1918 46 32 14
1919 50 35 15
1920 45 31 14
1921 46 34 12
1922 46 33 13
1923 26 18 8
1924 46 33 13
1925 38 29 9
1926 42 33 9
1927 37 31 6
1928 41 36 5
1929 23 17 6
1930 19 19 0
1931 29 24 5
1932 24 16 8
1933 25 14 11
1934 13 13 0
1935 12 12 0
1936 15 10 5
1937 11 6 5
1938 10 10 0
1939 17 11 6
1940 16 16 0
1941 9 9 0
1942 11 11 0
1943 11 11 0
1944 5 5 0
1945 14 14 0
1946 14 14 0
1947 10 10 0
1948 13 13 0
1949 16 16 0
1950 8 8 0
1951 14 14 0
1952 13 13 0
1953 21 21 0
1954 13 13 0
1955 24 24 0
1956 11 11 0
1957 17 17 0
1958 9 9 0
1959 15 15 0
1960 12 12 0
1961 23 23 0
1962 11 11 0
1963 13 13 0
1964 7 7 0
1965 18 18 0
1966 7 7 0
1967 6 6 0
1968 9 9 0
1969 6 6 0
1970 6 6 0
1971 5 5 0
1972 9 9 0
1976 5 5 0
1979 6 6 0
2009 5 5 0

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Popularity of Lorain as a first name

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Popularity of Lorain as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Lorain

  • How Popular is the name Lorain? Lorain is the 9,198th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Lorain have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,237 babies born with the first name Lorain in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lorain to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lorain? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1900 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Lorain first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lorain is Sunday, March 29th, 1857.
  • What year had the most people named Lorain born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lorain was in 1928 with a total of 36 babies.
  • Random Lorain Factoid: According to the 1928 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lorain is not a popular baby girl's name in Wisconsin. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Wisconsin have the same name as you in 1928.
  • Weird things about the name Lorain: Your name in reverse order is Niarol. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ailonr. How do you pronounce that?

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