Type Political Subdivision
Pronounced Pron. LAW-REHN(French)

Meaning & History

Ultimately from Latin Lothari regnum meaning "kingdom of Lothar". Lothar was a Frankish king, the great-grandson of Charlemagne, whose realm was in the part of France now called Lorraine, or in German Lothringen.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesLothringen(German) Lorena(Italian) Lothari Regnum(Late Roman) Lorena(Portuguese) Lorena(Romanian) Lorena(Spanish)
Given Name DescendantsCharmaine, Laraine, Loraine, Lorayne, Lorraine, Lauraine, Lorainne, Sharmaine(English)

Entry updated November 16, 2019