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In some cases, a 20th century spelling variant of Laurie, from Laura. In other cases, a diminutive form of names such as Loretta and Lorraine.

Proper noun[edit]


  1. A female given name, popular in the US in the 1960s.
    • 1957, Paul Gallico, Thomasina: The Cat who Thought She was God (Doubleday 1957), page 243:
      There was Lori - Lori - Lori no longer daft - Lori who could fight like the very devil of a Scotswoman at the side of her man - Lori would pull Mary Ruadh back from the brink of the grave, and perhaps himself too. His spirits began to lift. His whole being sang with the name of Lori.
    • 2006, Christine W. Murphy, Through Iowa Glass (Hard Shell Word Factory 2006, ISBN 0759900949), page 23:
      While she continued to cling to his arm, Lorraine pouted again. " Running away changed a lot of things, but it didn't change your name. Nobody's called me Lori for ages, but while you're here, we'll just have to put up with each other."