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Lorie is one of many derivatives of the baby name Laura. It was quite popular throughout the mid-20th century, but it's fallen out of favor a bit since the 1980s. Few people realize that Laura and all of its derivatives, like Lorie, are nature names. The name is also associated with a saint and offers plenty of positive symbolism. Pair Lorie with almost any middle name, both modern and classic.

Meaning of the name Lorie:

Latin: Laurel tree

Origin of the name Lorie:

Lorie is derived from the feminine name Laura. Laura comes from the masculine Latin name Laurus, which means “laurel tree.”

Symbolism of the name Lorie:

The laurel tree is a symbol of victory and achievement. In Ancient Greece and Rome, the winners of sporting events would wear crowns made of laurel leaves. In Christianity, the laurel tree is also thought to represent the resurrection of Christ.

Style of the name Lorie:

Modern

Gender of the name Lorie:

Lorie is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Lorie:

LOR-ee

Number of syllables in the name Lorie:

Two

Emotion evoked from the name Lorie:

The baby name Lorie evokes images of someone who is uplifting, charming, and full of life.

Alternative spellings for the name Lorie:

Nicknames for the name Lorie:

  • Lor
  • Ree

Popularity of the name Lorie:

According to the Social Security Administration, Lorie was a top 1,000 baby name for girls in the United State between 1951 and 1982. It was most popular in 1963 when it ranked at number 241. It last ranked at number 820 in 1982.

Related names for the name Lorie:

Great middle names for Lorie and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Lorie:

  • Lorie (french singer)
  • Lorie Griffith (actress)
  • Lorie Kane (golfer)
  • Lorie O'Clare (author)
  • Lorie Skjerven Gildea (Chief Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court)

Lorie in popular culture:

  • Lauralee Brooks (character on the soap opera “The Young and the Restless”)