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44k
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153
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Lorena

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  • A submission from Florida, United States says the name Lorena means "Romantic and unique" and is of Hebrew origin.
  • According to a user from Arizona, United States, the name Lorena is of Unknown origin and means "Love happiness winner rich".
Other origins: Spanish

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Wiktionary

From Italian and Spanish, by folk etymology associated with Laura. Henry Webster's title for his song was inspired by Edgar Allan Poe's Lenore.

  1. A female given name.

Lorena was also found in the following language(s): Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish

Notable Persons Named Lorena

Lorena A. Hickok was a journalist and public relations official. Lorena was given the name Lorena Alice Hickok on March 7th, 1893 in East Troy, Wisconsin. She breathed her last breath in 1968.

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Lorena Ochoa is a golf player.

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Lorena was born in Caracas.

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Lorena Rojas was an actress and singer. She was most prominent from 1990 to 2015. Lorena was given the name Seydi Lorena Rojas Gonzalez on February 10th, 1971 in Mexico City. Lorena is also known as Rojas Gonzalez and Seydi Lorena. She left this life on February 16th, 2015.

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Lorena was given the name Lorena Maritza Herrera de la Vega on February 18th, 1967 in Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico.

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Sabrina Sabrok is a model. Sabrina was given the name Lorena Fabiana Colotta in Buenos Aires.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Lorena

Liza Lorena is an actor and actress. She was most prominent from 1967 to present. Liza was given the name Elizabeth Luciano Winsett on October 31st, 1949 in Pampanga.

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Lorena is a pop music singing. She has had major accomplishments since 2007. Lorena was given the name Lorena Gómez Pérez on April 12th, 1986 in Lleida, Spain.

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Maria was born on February 2nd, 1713. She left this life in 1780.

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Ana was born on September 3rd, 1691. Ana is also known as 1st Duchess of Abrantes. She passed away in 1761.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 29 29 0
1881 27 27 0
1882 34 34 0
1883 42 42 0
1884 41 41 0
1885 49 49 0
1886 67 67 0
1887 68 68 0
1888 75 75 0
1889 76 76 0
1890 82 82 0
1891 76 76 0
1892 95 95 0
1893 96 96 0
1894 106 106 0
1895 111 111 0
1896 118 118 0
1897 117 117 0
1898 129 129 0
1899 140 140 0
1900 178 178 0
1901 130 130 0
1902 146 146 0
1903 143 143 0
1904 140 140 0
1905 145 145 0
1906 141 141 0
1907 178 178 0
1908 152 152 0
1909 169 169 0
1910 212 212 0
1911 184 184 0
1912 238 238 0
1913 259 259 0
1914 328 328 0
1915 395 395 0
1916 391 391 0
1917 436 436 0
1918 397 397 0
1919 402 402 0
1920 440 440 0
1921 423 423 0
1922 367 367 0
1923 343 343 0
1924 349 349 0
1925 318 318 0
1926 266 266 0
1927 258 258 0
1928 259 259 0
1929 249 249 0
1930 213 213 0
1931 177 177 0
1932 199 199 0
1933 175 175 0
1934 193 193 0
1935 182 182 0
1936 161 161 0
1937 196 196 0
1938 181 181 0
1939 163 163 0
1940 163 163 0
1941 171 171 0
1942 165 165 0
1943 157 157 0
1944 147 147 0
1945 153 153 0
1946 139 139 0
1947 168 168 0
1948 142 142 0
1949 147 147 0
1950 136 136 0
1951 133 133 0
1952 143 143 0
1953 130 130 0
1954 169 169 0
1955 168 168 0
1956 171 171 0
1957 195 195 0
1958 191 191 0
1959 218 218 0
1960 278 278 0
1961 299 299 0
1962 306 306 0
1963 325 325 0
1964 338 338 0
1965 344 344 0
1966 353 353 0
1967 409 409 0
1968 428 428 0
1969 458 453 5
1970 524 517 7
1971 555 555 0
1972 520 520 0
1973 603 597 6
1974 645 639 6
1975 632 621 11
1976 606 606 0
1977 585 577 8
1978 583 577 6
1979 654 647 7
1980 833 818 15
1981 737 726 11
1982 661 653 8
1983 616 609 7
1984 659 649 10
1985 748 737 11
1986 675 662 13
1987 598 589 9
1988 535 520 15
1989 596 590 6
1990 697 690 7
1991 754 746 8
1992 726 713 13
1993 675 668 7
1994 765 756 9
1995 664 658 6
1996 808 800 8
1997 666 666 0
1998 581 581 0
1999 554 554 0
2000 510 510 0
2001 460 460 0
2002 538 538 0
2003 490 490 0
2004 467 467 0
2005 488 488 0
2006 404 404 0
2007 385 385 0
2008 409 409 0
2009 285 285 0
2010 263 263 0
2011 223 223 0
2012 187 187 0
2013 198 198 0
2014 201 201 0
2015 192 192 0
2016 198 198 0
2017 169 169 0

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Popularity of Lorena as a first name

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Popularity of Lorena as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lorena U.S.
  White 15.69% 64.26%
  African American 5.88% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 24.84% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 50.98% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lorena

People with the last name Lorena are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Lorena

  • How Popular is the name Lorena? Lorena is the 1,095th most popular name of all time. As a last name Lorena was the 114,424th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Lorena have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 43,720 babies born with the first name Lorena in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lorena to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lorena? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 29 new born babies.
  • When was Lorena first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lorena is Thursday, January 28th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Lorena born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lorena was in 1980 with a total of 818 babies.
  • Random Lorena Factoid: According to the 1980 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lorena ranks 91st in popularity as a baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, 392 babies in California have the same name as you in 1980.
  • Weird things about the name Lorena: Your name in reverse order is Anerol. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Roalen. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lorena? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 153 people with the last name Lorena.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lorena? Lorena is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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