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859
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Loren

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 22 0 22
1881 22 0 22
1882 35 0 35
1883 22 0 22
1884 19 0 19
1885 20 0 20
1886 22 0 22
1887 23 0 23
1888 23 0 23
1889 22 0 22
1890 26 0 26
1891 24 0 24
1892 29 0 29
1893 20 0 20
1894 30 0 30
1895 30 0 30
1896 32 0 32
1897 36 0 36
1898 19 0 19
1899 30 0 30
1900 44 0 44
1901 44 0 44
1902 33 0 33
1903 38 0 38
1904 37 0 37
1905 47 0 47
1906 47 0 47
1907 45 0 45
1908 46 0 46
1909 72 6 66
1910 66 0 66
1911 77 0 77
1912 206 5 201
1913 223 0 223
1914 273 0 273
1915 392 0 392
1916 446 12 434
1917 433 9 424
1918 530 6 524
1919 488 9 479
1920 537 7 530
1921 491 0 491
1922 564 7 557
1923 591 12 579
1924 645 9 636
1925 645 7 638
1926 618 11 607
1927 612 5 607
1928 620 9 611
1929 561 9 552
1930 543 5 538
1931 587 12 575
1932 545 6 539
1933 555 8 547
1934 576 6 570
1935 573 0 573
1936 546 0 546
1937 491 5 486
1938 574 0 574
1939 634 8 626
1940 586 0 586
1941 562 0 562
1942 678 6 672
1943 693 15 678
1944 622 10 612
1945 642 19 623
1946 674 23 651
1947 719 25 694
1948 686 19 667
1949 671 20 651
1950 662 21 641
1951 696 28 668
1952 708 36 672
1953 733 43 690
1954 729 42 687
1955 785 70 715
1956 728 85 643
1957 755 104 651
1958 729 99 630
1959 718 107 611
1960 754 95 659
1961 725 84 641
1962 744 115 629
1963 775 83 692
1964 825 116 709
1965 768 113 655
1966 746 127 619
1967 679 113 566
1968 682 111 571
1969 739 125 614
1970 667 103 564
1971 557 87 470
1972 512 79 433
1973 464 71 393
1974 453 96 357
1975 434 93 341
1976 468 97 371
1977 430 90 340
1978 469 107 362
1979 506 127 379
1980 551 159 392
1981 561 181 380
1982 580 195 385
1983 664 244 420
1984 684 294 390
1985 676 299 377
1986 677 311 366
1987 584 250 334
1988 625 325 300
1989 686 397 289
1990 724 463 261
1991 687 398 289
1992 660 405 255
1993 586 362 224
1994 568 347 221
1995 445 262 183
1996 463 311 152
1997 501 334 167
1998 456 314 142
1999 447 323 124
2000 472 334 138
2001 398 279 119
2002 349 224 125
2003 339 239 100
2004 322 216 106
2005 315 203 112
2006 286 192 94
2007 277 187 90
2008 228 161 67
2009 203 140 63
2010 179 109 70
2011 196 115 81
2012 190 116 74
2013 154 103 51
2014 172 95 77
2015 178 107 71

Fun Facts about the name Loren

  • How many people with the first name Loren have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 57,857 babies born with the first name Loren in the United States. That's more than enough people named Loren to occupy the territory of Greenland (Denmark) with an estimated population of 56,749 (as of January 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Loren? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 22 new born babies.
  • When was Loren first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Loren is Wednesday, April 24th, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Loren born? The highest recorded use of the first name Loren was in 1955 with a total of 715 babies.
  • Random Loren Factoid: According to the 1922 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Loren ranks 92nd in popularity as a baby boy's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, 51 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 1922.
  • Weird things about the name Loren: Your name in reverse order is Nerol. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rolen. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Loren? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 859 people with the last name Loren.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Loren? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Loren as their last name since less than 1 person in 345k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Common last names for Loren

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  • Clark
  • Baker
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  • Taylor
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Common first names for Loren

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Loren U.S.
  White 83.24% 64.26%
  African American 3.61% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 5.01% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.29% 16.26%

Of Last Name Loren

People with the last name Loren are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Loren" mean? The list below shows the origins of Loren as well as things modernly associated with the name Loren such as celebrities named Loren.

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Origin and Meaning of Loren

The name "Loren" is of American origin, and it means "Laurel". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
Lor"en
strong (p. p.) of Lose.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Italian film actress (born in 1934)
  1. A male given name derived from Lorenz or Lorenzo, the respectively German and Italian/Spanish cognates of Laurence.
  2. A female given name, a rare spelling variant of Lauren.

Loren was also found in the following language(s): German

Notable Persons With the Name Loren

Loren Bouchard

Loren Bouchard is a cartoonist, animator, voice acting, screenwriter, executive producer, animation director, composer, voice actor, writer, producer, and director. His ongoing career started in 1995. Loren was given the name Loren Hal Bouchard on October 10th, 1969 in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Loren Dean

Loren Dean is an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 1988. Loren was given the name Loren Dean Jovicic on July 31st, 1969 in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.

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Loren Legarda

Loren Legarda is a Senator of the Philippines, Majority Floor Leader of the Senate of the Philippines, and Senate of the Philippines. Loren was given the name Lorna Regina Bautista Legarda on January 28th, 1960 in Malabon.

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Loren Corey Eiseley

Loren Corey Eiseley was a scientist in the field of anthropology. Loren was born on September 3rd, 1907 in Lincoln, Nebraska. He breathed his last breath on July 9th, 1977.

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Loren Lester

Loren Lester is an actor. His ongoing career started in 1977. Loren was born on October 4th, 1960 in Los Angeles.

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Loren Cordain

Loren Cordain is an influential somebody in the fields of outline of health sciences and exercise physiology. Loren was born on October 24th, 1950.

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  • Loren Woods
    (basketball player)
  • Loren D. Estleman
    (writer)
  • Loren D. Hagen
    (famed individual)
  • Loren Roberts
    (golf player)
  • Loren Wilber Acton
    (physicist)
  • Loren Grey
    (important individual)
  • Loren Leman
    (8th Lieutenant Governor of Alaska)
  • Loren James Shriver
    (test pilot)
  • Loren Gold
    (musician)
  • Loren Galler-Rabinowitz
    (figure skater)
  • Loren Schoenberg
    (famous person)
  • Loren Pankratz
    (notable human)
  • Loren Long
    (illustrator)
  • Loren R. Kaufman
    (famous individual)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Loren

Sophia Loren

Sophia Loren is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1950. Sophia was given the name Sofia Villani Scicolone on September 20th, 1934 in Rome. Sophia is also known as Sofia Lazzaro and Sofia Scicolone.

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Sara Loren

Sara Loren is an actress and model. She was most prominent from 2007 to present. Sara was given the name Mona Lizza Hussain . Sara is also known as Lizza Hussain and Mona.

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Josie Loren

Josie Loren is an actress and actor. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2006 to present. Josie was given the name Josie Loren Lopez on March 19th, 1987 in Miami, Florida, U.S. Josie is also known as Lopez and Josie.

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Annie Sorell & Alicia Lorén

Annie Sorell & Alicia Lorén is an actresses. Their most notable accomplishments were from 1997 to 1997. Annie is also known as Annie M. Sorell and Alicia Lorén Chavez.

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Halie Loren

Halie Loren is a vocalist, songwriter, and producer. Halie was born on October 23rd, 1984 in Sitka, Alaska.

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Donna Loren

Donna Loren is a singing, actor, entertainment, singer, actress, and entertainer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1955 to present. Donna was given the name Donna Zukor on March 7th, 1947 in Boston.

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What does the name Loren mean?

Lis for lofty, your ambitions are high!

Ois for optimistic, look at the bright side!

Ris for rapport, friends seek you.

Eis for expressive, not one to hold within.

Nis for normal, step outside of the box!

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