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Last Name
187
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Loraine mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Loraine

"Loraine" is a name of French origin, and it means "Derived from Lorraine which is the name of a province in France and a family name of French royalty". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Notable Persons Named Loraine

Loraine Wyman is a folk music musician. She plays Appalachian dulcimer.

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Loraine Hutchins is an author, editor in chief, cultural critic, and professor. She was most active from 20 to 20.

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Raine Seville is a dance hall and reggae singing. She has had major accomplishments since 2007. Raine was given the name Loraine Seville on July 25th, 1986 in Kingston, Jamaica. Raine is also known as Raine Seville.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Loraine

Robert Loraine was an actor, soldier, actor-manager, and aviator. He was most active from 1889 to 1935. Robert was given the name Robert Bilcliffe Loraine on January 14th, 1876 in New Brighton, Liscard, Cheshire, England. He breathed his last breath on December 23rd, 1935.

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Percy, was born on November 5th, 1880. He breathed his last breath on May 23rd, 1961.

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His military service ended in 1912. Eustace was born on September 3rd, 1879 in London. He passed away on July 5th, 1912.

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Violet was given the name Violet Mary Tipton on July 26th, 1886 in Kentish Town. She breathed her last breath on July 18th, 1956.

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Charles was given the name Charles Loraine on April 1st, 1751 in Kirkharle. Charles is also known as Charles Loraine. He left this life on August 24th, 1835.

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Philip was born in 1920. He passed away in 2002.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1883 8 8 0
1884 6 6 0
1886 11 11 0
1888 14 14 0
1889 15 15 0
1890 18 18 0
1891 15 15 0
1892 22 22 0
1893 26 26 0
1894 22 22 0
1895 26 26 0
1896 30 30 0
1897 29 29 0
1898 36 36 0
1899 34 34 0
1900 42 42 0
1901 37 37 0
1902 46 46 0
1903 55 55 0
1904 66 66 0
1905 60 60 0
1906 63 63 0
1907 77 77 0
1908 73 73 0
1909 90 90 0
1910 111 111 0
1911 121 116 5
1912 169 163 6
1913 193 186 7
1914 257 250 7
1915 317 296 21
1916 328 307 21
1917 382 365 17
1918 410 387 23
1919 427 414 13
1920 406 389 17
1921 427 407 20
1922 440 425 15
1923 436 412 24
1924 400 385 15
1925 434 421 13
1926 420 396 24
1927 396 381 15
1928 400 393 7
1929 366 355 11
1930 343 335 8
1931 285 278 7
1932 292 282 10
1933 240 240 0
1934 223 214 9
1935 217 210 7
1936 170 164 6
1937 179 179 0
1938 158 158 0
1939 171 164 7
1940 166 161 5
1941 180 180 0
1942 232 232 0
1943 203 203 0
1944 162 162 0
1945 221 221 0
1946 240 240 0
1947 236 236 0
1948 212 212 0
1949 184 184 0
1950 181 181 0
1951 208 208 0
1952 196 196 0
1953 186 186 0
1954 230 230 0
1955 219 219 0
1956 216 216 0
1957 226 226 0
1958 233 233 0
1959 232 232 0
1960 220 220 0
1961 228 228 0
1962 203 203 0
1963 176 176 0
1964 140 140 0
1965 132 132 0
1966 110 110 0
1967 100 100 0
1968 112 112 0
1969 123 123 0
1970 93 93 0
1971 99 99 0
1972 79 79 0
1973 63 63 0
1974 70 70 0
1975 54 54 0
1976 64 64 0
1977 63 63 0
1978 53 53 0
1979 49 49 0
1980 54 54 0
1981 45 45 0
1982 55 55 0
1983 33 33 0
1984 46 46 0
1985 42 42 0
1986 39 39 0
1987 28 28 0
1988 34 34 0
1989 37 37 0
1990 38 38 0
1991 38 38 0
1992 34 34 0
1993 22 22 0
1994 17 17 0
1995 18 18 0
1996 15 15 0
1997 24 24 0
1998 23 23 0
1999 35 35 0
2000 12 12 0
2001 22 22 0
2002 20 20 0
2003 18 18 0
2004 19 19 0
2005 23 23 0
2006 24 24 0
2007 29 29 0
2008 18 18 0
2009 16 16 0
2010 22 22 0
2011 16 16 0
2012 22 22 0
2013 21 21 0
2014 13 13 0
2015 15 15 0
2016 22 22 0
2017 21 21 0

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Popularity of Loraine as a first name

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Popularity of Loraine as a last name

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Common last names for Loraine

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Loraine U.S.
  White 89.30% 64.26%
  African American 4.28% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.28% 16.26%

Of Last Name Loraine

People with the last name Loraine are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Loraine

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  • How Popular is the name Loraine? Loraine is the 1,805th most popular name of all time. As a last name Loraine was the 97,210th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Loraine have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 17,463 babies born with the first name Loraine in the United States. That's more than enough people named Loraine to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Loraine? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1883 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Loraine first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Loraine is Wednesday, July 1st, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Loraine born? The highest recorded use of the first name Loraine was in 1922 with a total of 425 babies.
  • Random Loraine Factoid: According to the 1927 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Loraine is not a popular baby girl's name in Nebraska. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Nebraska have the same name as you in 1927.
  • Weird things about the name Loraine: Your name in reverse order is Eniarol. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aoneilr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Loraine? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 187 people with the last name Loraine.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Loraine? Loraine is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • 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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