Laraine is a unique spelling alternative to Lorraine. Lorraine is a title for girls and a region in France. As of 2021 in America, the spelling alternative, Laraine, is a top 25,000 option at rank 24,466.
Meaning of the name Laraine:
French: from the kingdom of Lothar
Origin of the name Laraine:
Laraine is a spelling variation of the baby name Lorraine. Lorraine originated as the title of a region in France. Originally, it was a surname for individuals from that area of France. Lorraine became a given name option in the late 1800s due to the popularity of similar options like Laura. It became popular after World War I because of the contested region in Germany and France.
Symbolism of the name Laraine:
The baby name Laraine translates to “kingdom of Lothar” in France. It has the same meaning as Lorraine. Lorraine was a region in France, represented by a Frankish king, Lothar, who was from that area.
Style of the name Laraine:
Gender of the name Laraine:
Laraine is a formal name for girls.
Pronunciation of the name Laraine:
Number of syllables in the name Laraine:
Emotion evoked from the name Laraine:
Laraine is a mature and upper-class baby name. It is formal and refined.
Alternative spellings for the name Laraine:
Nicknames for the name Laraine:
Popularity of the name Laraine:
Laraine was first a top 1,000 baby name in America in 1940 at rank 843. It stayed on the top 1,000 list of the Social Security Popularity Index until 1952 when it was number 843. Laraine was highest in 1945 at rank 472. As of 2021, Laraine is a top 25,000 option for girls.
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Great middle names for Laraine and their meanings:
- Clara (bright, clear, famous)
- Audrey (noble strength)
- Eloise (healthy, wide)
- Beatrice (voyager, blessed)
- Harlow (army hill, rock hill)
- Juliet (youthful, sky father, Jove's child)
- Avery (ruler of elves, wise)
- Grace (God's grace)
Famous people with the name Laraine:
- Laraine Newman (comedian, actress, “Coneheads”)
- Laraine Day (actress, “Tycoon”)
- Laraine Herring (novelist)
Laraines in popular culture:
There are no popular culture references to the name Laraine.