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Name Group Loreley

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Group info:
Language of origin:Old High German
Info about origin:originally the name of a schistous cliff standing out of the river Rhine near St.Goarshausen in Germany
 the poet Clemens Brentano created 1801 Lore Lay as a siren sitting on this cliff luring sailors to ther deaths by singing
 the meaning of the name is not known for sure, maybe ambush + cliff
Words:lure = the ambush, the lure  Old High German
 lei = the cliff, the schistous cliff  Old High German
Topics:Geographic name
Variants' top ranks:448:Lorelei USA 2015,  651:Lorelai USA 2015
Name variants:

All variants, grouped by language of use

LanguageFemale VariantsMale Variants
GermanLorelei, Loreley 
EnglishLorelai, Lorelei, Loreley 
Name variants:

3 female name variants, sorted by name and gender

NameLanguages of Use
LorelaiEnglish
LoreleiGerman, English
LoreleyGerman, English