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Subject: Re: Popularity of Lorelei in German-Speaking Countries?
Author: Satu   (Authenticated as _satu_)
Date: April 24, 2006 at 1:49:17 PM
Reply to: Popularity of Lorelei in German-Speaking Countries? by serendipity
Hi Serendipity,

I've never met or heard of anyone named Lorelei or Loreley in Germany.

My first association is the rock named Loreley and then the siren.

Another reason for the rare usage today might be that names containing Lore- or -lore sound very old fashioned in German.

/ Satu

http://www.nordicnames.de/

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