Lorraine

Lorraine - A very unique female name



  Jun 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Lorraine, meaning from the province of Lorraine, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #206. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Lorraine and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Lorraine? 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 Lorraine. The baby girl name Lorraine was given to 40 baby girls in 2012, ranking #2243 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 35,331 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Lorraine peaked in popularity 91 years ago in 1928 on position 39.



Famous with this name

Suzi Lorraine
Lorraine Gary
Lorraine Bracco


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Rating: 5/5 (11 people)


Lorraine is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Lorraine is currently topping the baby name charts in Illinois at position #1,392 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #2,193.

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 Lorraine is where you live.


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Lorraine origin and meaning

Lorraine is a 8 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means from the province of Lorraine. To see famous people named Lorraine, pop culture references for the name Lorraine and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Lorraine

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

Lauren / Lorena / Lorene / Lorna / Lauryn / Loraine / Loren / Lorine / Laureen / Loriann /

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
20122243
20111910
20102584
20091951
20081886
20071487
20061835
20052072
20041548
20031465
20021527
20011471
20001278
19991287
19981166
19971138
19961041
1995937
1994908
1993735
1992796
1991709
1990630
1989645
1988581
1987534
1986570
1985506
1984526
1983471
1982459
1981460
1980439
1979412
1978406
1977420
1976386
1975343
1974349
1973318
1972314
1971294
1970268
1969238
1968225
1967205
1966189
1965170
1964167
1963154
1962147
1961141
1960135
1959137
1958136
1957129
1956124
1955126
1954120
1953118
1952109
1951102
1950105
1949102
194896
194783
194694
194587
194493
194394
194291
194193
194095
193997
193893
193783
193676
193568
193456
193354
193255
193149
193046
192942
192839
192744
192653
192551
192453
192357
192256
192161
192070
191963
191869
1917115
1916126
1915141
1914152
1913160
1912177
1911204
1910206

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Illinois1392
Texas1613
California1800
Florida2193

Even more about Lorraine


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 Lorraine 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 Lorraine?

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
1928
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Lorraine
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 35,331
Letter count 8
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +40

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