Lori

Lori - A very unique female name



  Nov 19,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Lori, meaning bay laurel, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1937 on position #1406. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Lori and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Lori? 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 Lori. The baby girl name Lori was given to 51 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1991 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 27,711 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Lori peaked in popularity 54 years ago in 1963 on position 8.



Famous with this name

Lori Loughlin
Lori Heuring
Lori Nelson


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Lori is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Lori is currently topping the baby name charts in Kentucky at position #535 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,927.

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 Lori is where you live.


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Lori origin and meaning

Lori is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means bay laurel. To see famous people named Lori, pop culture references for the name Lori and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Lori

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

Laura / Laurie / Lora / Lara / Lorie / Lorrie / Lauri / Lorri / Leora / Lura /

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
20121991
20111817
20101961
20091714
20081758
20071435
20061686
20051065
20041256
20031059
20021144
2001926
2000863
1999770
1998701
1997681
1996649
1995565
1994474
1993442
1992393
1991347
1990323
1989273
1988243
1987229
1986182
1985158
1984143
1983113
198298
198191
198077
197969
197860
197757
197647
197539
197430
197328
197228
197125
197023
196920
196822
196724
196621
196519
196415
19638
196211
196114
196020
195927
195830
195745
195666
195589
1954121
1953172
1952252
1951351
1950652
1949611
1948681
1947859
1946848
1945984
1944986
19431014
19421108
19411074
19401336
19391173
19381683
19371406

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Kentucky535
Ohio1063
Illinois1801
New York1876
California1889
Texas1927

Even more about Lori


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 Lori 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 female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Lori?

2 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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#
On chart
1963
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Lori
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 27,711
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1937
2012 births +51

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