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Lorraine was Marty's mom in the "Back to the Future" movie trilogy.
-- breakofday  12/17/2005
Lorraine is the name of Jack Nicholson's daughter.
-- websurfer  5/7/2006
Ever wondered why there are so many more women named Lorraine than there are named Alsace? (Neither have I.)
-- Kosta  5/19/2006
Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, wonderful opera singer (mezzo-soprano), who has unfortunately just (7/3/2006) died at the age of 52.
-- Kosta  7/5/2006
I really like this name, I can't understand why it isn't used more. It is the name of one of my mother's friends.
-- corrielover  8/10/2006
I like the nickname Rainie for this name, Lorraine could be used as she got older if she wished.
-- Anonymous User  8/26/2006
Famous bearer is British actress Lorraine Pilkington.
-- Maggie_Simpson  9/6/2006
My name is Lorraine. I don't think anything special about this name.
-- rainxxxgurl  9/24/2006
This my grandmother's name. She was named after the region in France, where her father had spent some time as a soldier in World War I. The place had left a strong impression on him. I think it's a beautiful name.
-- anastasianicole  10/10/2006
Lorraine is a beautiful elegant name. I too like the nickname Raine or Rainie.
-- Anonymous User  3/7/2007
Another nickname is Lo.
-- Anonymous User  8/3/2007
This is a pretty name, but I like it spelled with one r. Loraine.
-- Honeyrose  8/8/2007
Lorraine is my name, and I think it's really bland and boring.
-- Anonymous User  10/30/2007
It's not the worst name out there, but it sounds a bit like the name of a naive counrty girl in 1950s America.
-- slight night shiver  4/28/2008
The name is used in France. It's the only French region commonly used in France for naming people. It could be a form of Laura, but between 1870 and 1918, a part of Lorraine and all Alsace had been annexed by Germany, and the name became very popular in France, as a patriotic symbol.
-- Marie-Amelie  6/15/2008
It surprises me that even while Eileen and Elain are still in the top one thousand, Lorraine is virtually unknown in the schoolyard.
-- EmilyOlive  6/19/2008
Lorraine was the name of Dakota Faning's character in Uptown Girls. Her nickname was Ray. I think it's a really good name.
-- Epiphany202  12/30/2008
I actually think this name is really beautiful. It doesn't have an old-ladyish quality to me, even though I think of it as being popular in the 40s or so. I prefer it to Laura or Lauren.
-- Anonymous User  6/13/2009
Popular Nat King Cole song of the early 1950's: "Sweet Lorraine". Also Col. Henry Blake's wife's name on MASH.
-- Jamesina  7/6/2010
Lorraine was my mother's name. Her nickname was always "Lori", though we did know one little boy who always called her "Raine".

Personally, I wouldn't choose to name my daughter Lorraine (I don't think I'd be comfortable giving the names of relatives to my children, especially one so very closely related), but I would consider it for a middle name.
-- Teblyn  8/6/2010
This is my mother's name. She usually goes by her full name, but my Dad often calls her Lolly, I don't know why, but I think it's rather cute! I'm hoping to use this as a middle name for my child someday x.
-- psg007  6/28/2013
The name Lorraine was given to 86 baby girls born in the US in 2012.
-- Oohvintage  7/18/2013
There is a chicken named Lorraine on the TV show Adventure Time.
-- Anonymous User  7/18/2013

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