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loraine

FORM OF:
lorraine
LANGUAGE FAMILY:
indo-european > germanic > west germanic > german
ORIGIN:
germanic 
NAME ROOT:
*HLūDAZ *HARJAZ > CHLOTHAR / CHLODOCHAR
MEANING:
This name derives from the Old High German name “Chlothar / Chlodochar”, composed of two elements: “*hlūdaz” (to hear, loud, sound, noise / famous) and “*harjaz” (army, army leader, commander, warrior). In turn, the name means “famous warrior, army (kingdom of Lothar)”. Lothar I was the Emperor of the Romans (817–855), co-ruling with his father until 840, and the King of Bavaria (815–817), Italy (818–855) and Middle France (840–855). The territory of Lorraine (German: Lothringen) is named after him. Lorraine is the French form of the Latin place name "Lotharingia", the territory of the people of Lothar.

Usage

  • englishenglish
  • swedishswedish
  • danishdanish
  • norwegiannorwegian
  • finnishfinnish

Related names

VARIANTS
danish
lorraine
english
laraine, lorraine, lorainne, lorayne, lareina, lorena
finnish
lorraine, lorane
norwegian
lorraine
swedish
lorraine, lorane
MASCULINE
danish
lothar
finnish
lothar
norwegian
lothar, lotar
swedish
lothar, lotar

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
german
lorena

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

2
Numerological Values:
2

If a person's name-number is 2, he is considered to be co-operative and highly adaptable to any circumstance in life. 2 is associated with teamwork, mediating and working for the goodness of others. People with the name-number 2 tend to be good friends and are kind, helpful individuals.

Chakra Number:
2: The number of the Sacral Chakra "Swadhisthana"

Orange is the color of your second chakra, which is located bellow the navel. The main energy of this color is creativity and feelings. Explore the color of your sacral chakra in depth and discover the gifts and challenges of orange color.

Color meaning:

The color orange radiates warmth and happiness, combining the physical energy and stimulation of red with the cheerfulness of yellow. Orange relates to 'gut reaction' or our gut instincts, as opposed to the physical reaction of red or the mental reaction of yellow. Orange offers emotional strength in difficult times. It helps us to bounce back from disappointments and despair, assisting in recovery from grief.

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Notable people and personalities​

Loraine Boettner (1901–1990), American Theologian And Author
Loraine Braham (born 1938), Australian Politician
Loraine Hutchins, American Author
Loraine Vélez (born 1964), American Actress
Loraine Wyman (1885–1937), American Folk Musician