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Name Lorraine

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About the name Lorraine in particular

Languages of use:English
Topics:Asteroid 1114 Lorraine, discovered 1928
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Loraine, Corrine, Loriane, Lorine, Lorrie, Morgaine     Details
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About Lorraine, the group of names with the same origin as Lorraine

Language of origin:Old French
Info about origin:from a cognomen used in England for people from Lorraine, a region in France
 the name of the region derives from Latin Lotharingia which derives from the name of a king Lothar/Lothair
 used as a given name only since around the end of the 19th century
Topics:Geographic name
Variants' top ranks:35:Lorraine England+Wales 1964,  582:Loraine Switzerland 1997
Somehow related to:Lothar
Name variants:Larena, Loraine, Lorraine   Sortable list   Details

Popularity lists that contain the name Lorraine

England+Wales decadesGraph1974 57,  1964 351954 48
Switzerland 1997 582
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 787,  1960-1969 171
USA yearlyGraph1995 882,  1994 901,  1993 745
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