Lorelei name meaning
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Lorelei Name Meaning

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Lorelei

   

Meaning of Lorelei

Siren
Lure To The Rocks

Lorelei Name Origin

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Lorelei name origin
Lorelei is of Germanic origin. It is used mainly in the English and German languages. Lorelei is a variant of Loreley (English and German). Loreley is a rock on the eastern bank of the Rhine river where the strong currents and rocks have caused many boats to capsize. The German author Clemens Brentano created the character Lorelei in 1801 as a singing siren on the cliff who lures boatmen to their deaths; the character later appeared in various German folklore.
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Lorelei is of Germanic origin. It is used mainly in the English and German languages. Lorelei is a variant of Loreley (English and German). Loreley is a rock on the eastern bank of the Rhine river where the strong currents and rocks have caused many boats to capsize. The German author Clemens Brentano created the character Lorelei in 1801 as a singing siren on the cliff who lures boatmen to their deaths; the character later appeared in various German folklore.
Lorelei Name also appears in following Origin(s): German, English, Italian, Spanish, French
Lorelei also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, Australian, French
 
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