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Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

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Girl Name: Loren

Name: Loren
Pronunciation: \l(o)-ren\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Loren's also a boy name)
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Laura
Sounds Like: Lorene, Lorena, Loreen, Lorenn, Laren
Variant forms: Lorin, Lorren, Lorrin, Lorryn, Loryn
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1285
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 50711


Loren \l(o)-ren\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Loren), is pronounced LOR-en. It is of English origin. Variant of Lawrence, from Laurentius (Latin) "from Laurentum". See also Lauren and Lorna.

Loren has 5 variant forms: Lorin, Lorren, Lorrin, Lorryn and Loryn.

For more information, see also the related name Laura.

Baby names that sound like Loren are Lorene, Lorena, Loreen, Lorenn and Laren.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Loren.


Loren is a very popular first name for women (#1285 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for both men and women (#50711 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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