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Baby Name Lorelei

Meaning of Lorelei - What does the name Lorelei means?
Gender: Girl Name
Origin: German
Name Meaning: Derived from Lurlei, the name of the rock "ambush cliff," which is derived from the Middle High German luren (to watch) and lei (a cliff, a rock). The name was altered to Lorelei by Clemens Brentano, a German poet. In Germanic legend, Lorelei was a beautiful siren who sat upon a rock in the Rhine River and lured sailors to shipwreck and death
Origins: View this name in other origins - German, Scandinavian
Variants: Lura, Lurette, Lurleen, Lurline
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