Meaning:Rock in the river rhine


Pronunciation:LOR eh lye

Variations:Lorelei, Laurelai, Laureli, Loreli

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Lorelai comes from an Old German myth about a woman who waited for her lover on a rock in the river Rhine. When he failed to arrive she jumped to her death. There is a rock in the river named after her.

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