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Gender: F Pronunciation: low-RAY-na Origin of Lorena: Spanish variation of Lorraine

A feminine name heard most often in the Hispanic community. Surprisingly, Lorena was on the US Top 1000 list of girls' names for an impressive 130 years, from 1880 until falling off in 2011. We do not predict an imminent return.

Famous People Named Lorena

Lorena Ochoa (Reyes), Mexican pro golfer
Marie Lorena "Lorrie" Moore, American short story writer and novelist
Lorena Gale, Canadian actress
Lorena Maritza Herrera (de la Vega), Mexican actress
Lorena Velázquez, actress and Miss Mexico 1960
(Seydi) Lorena Rojas (Gonzalez), Mexican actress
Lorena Feijoo, Cuban ballerina
Lorena Bobbit, American woman known for severing her husband's penis
Loreena McKennitt, Canadian singer-songwriter

Pop Culture References for the name Lorena

Lorena Garcia, character on TV's 'Brothers Garcia'
Lorena Krasiki, vampire on TV's "True Blood"
Ella Lorena Kennedy, Scarlett and Frank's daughter in "Gone With the Wind"
Lorena Dumont Hart, character in 1945 movie "Frontier Gal"
"Lorena," a popular ballad of the Victorian era
Lorena Marquez, DC Comics' second Aquagirl

Lorenya, Lorenita, Lorenna, Laurena, Lorenza