girl name Lorelei
 

Baby Girl Names - Lorelei


Baby Girl Names > Starting With L > Lorelei

The name Lorelei is of German origin, and is derived from the name of an area in Germany.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Lorelei has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Lorelei
Use of the Name Lorelei for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
2,030 1,008 244 244 244 244 244
The table below indicates the number of times the name Lorelei has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Lorelei first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1928, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Lorelei
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1928100056  
1929    
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1938621121  
193975883  
194094159  
194179982  
194287279  
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1950    
1951851111  
1952868114  
1953776140  
1954701177  
1955809143  
1956850137  
1957857141  
1958976113  
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1962    
1963984117  
1964    
1965969113  
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2004969244  
Totals:  2,030 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Lorelei as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and almost never as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are significantly lower than actual counts because the name Lorelei appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 17 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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Girl Name Lorelei