Lior - A very unique male name

  Feb 16,2020      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Lior, meaning I have a light, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1991 on position #2931. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Lior and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Lior? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Lior. The baby boy name Lior was given to 12 baby boys in 2012, ranking #2817 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 136,755 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Lior peaked in popularity 26 years ago in 1994 on position 2416.

Famous with this name

Lior Raz
Lior Shamriz
Amit Lior

How would you rate Lior, 1-5?

Rating: 5/5 (9 people)

Lior is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Lior is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #1,022 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,022.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Lior is where you live.

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Lior origin and meaning

Lior is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means I have a light. To see famous people named Lior, pop culture references for the name Lior and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Lior

We've found the following names that sound similar to Lior, sorted by popularity.

Larry / Leroy / Leeroy / Lauro / Laura / Laurie / Larue / Lary / Laurier / Lawyer /

Name statistics

Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)

Chart position per state (visualized)

Chart position per year (table view)

Year Rank

Chart position per state (table view)

State Rank
New York1022

Even more about Lior

These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Lior a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Lior?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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Popularity Score™

Name Lior
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 136,755
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1991
2012 births +12

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