Type Political Subdivision
Pronounced Pron. /lɔ.ʁɛn/(French) /lə.ˈɹeɪn/(English)  [key·simplify]

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