Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. law-REHN-ə

Meaning & History

Latinized form of Lauren. This name was first brought to public attention in America by the song Lorena (1856), written by Joseph Webster, who was said to have created the name as an anagram of Lenore (from the character in Poe's poem The Raven) [1].

Related Names

Masculine FormsLauren, Laurence, Lawrence
Other Languages & CulturesLaurentia(Ancient Roman) Laurence(French) Lorenza, Renza(Italian) Lorenza(Spanish)
Same SpellingLorena 1
User SubmissionsLoréna, Lorena


People think this name is

youthful   formal   upper class   wholesome   refined   strange   serious   nerdy  


Sources & References

Entry updated February 4, 2020