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Lorraine is a feminine given name, which is simply from the name of the region of Lorraine in France. It has been used in the English-speaking world (especially the United States and Canada) since after World War I, during which events brought Lorraine, France to the North American public imagination.
People with the given name include:
- Lorraine Bracco, American actress
- Lorraine Broderick, American television soap opera writer
- Lorraine Chase, English actress and model
- Lorraine Collett, American model
- Lorraine Ellison, American soul singer
- Lorraine Fenton, Jamaican athlete
- Lorraine Hansberry, American playwright
- Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, American mezzo-soprano
- Lorraine Kelly, Scottish TV journalist
- Lorraine Baines McFly, the mother of Marty McFly in the Back to the Future trilogy
- Lorraine McIntosh, female vocalist, with the Scottish pop band, Deacon Blue
- Lorraine Segato, Canadian pop singer-songwriter
- Lorraine Twomey, Irish Great person