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Gender: F Origin of Lorelai: Spelling variation of Lorelei Lorelai's Popularity in 2016: #626

Lorelai is the spelling used for the character played by Lauren Graham on The Gilmore Girls, as well as her daughter, who preferred the nickname Rory. The television show reintroduced this name to a new generation, but the Lorelai spelling could be confusing -- is it lor-ah-LAY? -- to those unacquainted with the Gilmores.

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Famous People Named Lorelai

Lorelai Praise DiMarco, daughter of singer Kristene DiMarco

Pop Culture References for the name Lorelai

Lorelai Victoria Gilmore, mother on TV's "Gilmore Girls"
Lorelai Leigh "Rory" Gilmore, daughter on TV's "Gilmore Girls"
Lorelai "Trix" Gilmore, grandmother and great-grandmother of main characters on TV's "Gilmore Girls"
Lorelai Tan Gu, character from movie "Kung Fu Magoo"
Lorelai, character in Suikoden video game series
Lorelai, character in manga/anime "Mazinger"
"Lorelai," 2011 song by Fleet Foxes