Loris

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Origin and Meaning of Loris

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Lo"ris
Any one of several species of small lemurs of the genus Stenops. They have long, slender limbs and large eyes, and are arboreal in their habits. The slender loris (Stenops gracilis), of Ceylon, in one of the best known species.

Etymology: Loris, or lori, the indigenous East Indian name

Wiktionary

From French loris, reportedly from obsolete Dutch loeris (“simpleton”).

  1. Any of several small, slow-moving primates, of the family Lorisidae, found in India and southeast Asia.

loris was also found in the following language(s): Latin

Notable Persons Named Loris

Loris Karius is a soccer player for the FSV Mainz 05, SSV Ulm 1846, VfB Stuttgart, FSV Mainz 05 II, and Germany national youth football team. Loris was born on June 22nd, 1993 in Biberach an der Riss, Germany.

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Loris Capirossi is a motorcycle rider. Loris was born on April 4th, 1973 in Castel San Pietro Terme, Bologna, Italy.

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Loris was born on October 14th, 1915 in Pontelongo.

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Loris Baz is an athlete for the Avintia Racing. Loris was born on February 1st, 1993 in Sallanches, France.

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Loris Brogno is a soccer player for the Sparta Rotterdam, R. Charleroi S.C., Oud-Heverlee Leuven, Lommel United, and R.A.E.C. Mons. Loris was born on September 18th, 1992 in Charleroi.

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Loris Kessel is a formula one racer.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Loris

Keith Loris is a CEO of Sales Renewal. Keith was born in Brooklyn.

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Louis Jn Loris is an athlete for the Victory SC.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1903 5 5 0
1906 8 8 0
1908 5 5 0
1912 18 8 10
1913 16 5 11
1914 29 18 11
1915 38 20 18
1916 36 24 12
1917 32 19 13
1918 54 41 13
1919 36 20 16
1920 44 24 20
1921 42 26 16
1922 46 31 15
1923 59 37 22
1924 64 45 19
1925 52 32 20
1926 63 48 15
1927 48 35 13
1928 60 49 11
1929 53 39 14
1930 53 42 11
1931 67 45 22
1932 38 27 11
1933 39 28 11
1934 49 33 16
1935 78 64 14
1936 59 48 11
1937 43 34 9
1938 32 27 5
1939 46 39 7
1940 33 25 8
1941 41 25 16
1942 31 24 7
1943 36 26 10
1944 28 23 5
1945 22 17 5
1946 39 22 17
1947 45 34 11
1948 31 23 8
1949 36 24 12
1950 41 36 5
1951 38 28 10
1952 29 20 9
1953 28 23 5
1954 37 37 0
1955 25 19 6
1956 31 26 5
1957 23 23 0
1958 20 20 0
1959 18 18 0
1960 14 14 0
1961 32 27 5
1962 23 16 7
1963 16 16 0
1964 15 15 0
1965 17 11 6
1966 9 9 0
1967 5 5 0
1968 16 10 6
1969 18 11 7
1970 6 6 0
1971 11 11 0
1972 19 19 0
1973 9 9 0
1974 5 5 0
1975 8 8 0
1977 6 6 0
1978 9 9 0
1979 6 6 0
1980 9 9 0
1984 7 7 0
1987 8 8 0
1988 5 0 5
1989 5 5 0
1990 7 7 0
1992 5 5 0
1994 5 5 0
1996 5 5 0
2001 6 6 0
2005 5 5 0
2015 6 0 6
2017 7 0 7
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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Loris U.S.
  White 90.07% 64.26%
  African American 4.30% 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 4.30% 16.26%

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People with the last name Loris are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Loris

  • How Popular is the name Loris? Loris is the 6,256th most popular name of all time. As a last name Loris was the 65,593rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Loris have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,268 babies born with the first name Loris in the United States. That's more than enough people named Loris to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Loris? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1903 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Loris first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Loris is Thursday, June 11th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Loris born? The highest recorded use of the first name Loris was in 1935 with a total of 64 babies.
  • Random Loris Factoid: According to the 1923 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Loris is not a popular baby girl's name in Wisconsin. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Wisconsin have the same name as you in 1923.
  • Weird things about the name Loris: Your name in reverse order is Sirol. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rislo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Loris? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 302 people with the last name Loris.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Loris? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Loris as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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