Loris - Meaning of Loris
[ 2 syll. lo-ris, lor-is ] The baby girl name Loris is also used as a boy name, though the use for girls is far more popular. It is pronounced as LAORihS †. Loris' language of origin is Old Greek and English. It is predominantly used in Italian. From English roots, its meaning is 'crowned with laurel'.
In addition, Loris is a contracted form of the English Chloris.
Loris is also a form of the Spanish, Italian, Russian, English, German, and Slavic Lora.
Another variant of the name is the contracted form Lor.
Loris is an unusual baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1935 with 0.006% of baby girls being named Loris. It had a ranking of #864 then. The baby name has experienced a decline in frequency since then, and is of only irregular use today. Among all girl names in its family, Loris was nevertheless the most popular in 2018. In the last century Loris has mainly been a baby girl name.
† English pronunciation for Loris: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"