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National Lori Day – November 7, 2023

Lesson one for celebrating National Lori Day, which falls on November 7, is not to spell her name, Laurie. Easy, right? Just kidding. We celebrate all forms of Lori on this special day. And why not? The different spellings of the name shows it has influenced many generations, iterations, and regions to become what it is today, or what the chosen person naming their child wanted to convey. So, Lori, go forth and be you, unapologetically and with a heart full of love. Read on to find out more about the interesting history behind the name.

History of National Lori Day

Lori, a very low-key name related to the term ‘laurel,’ is of French origin. The intertwined leaves of the laurel tree signify honor and are given to persons of great significance and success, from the deity Apollo to the Olympians. Baby Lori will be reminded to attain their most significant potential, whether their crown of laurel is actual or symbolic.

Lori was the 1684th most frequent name for a girl. There will be 120 newborn girls named Lori in 2020. Lori is the name of one out of every 14,592 newborn girls born in 2020.

Jeannette Walls’ book “The Glass Castle,” published in 2005, describing her troubled, itinerant, yet vivid upbringing, features one of the most iconic Lori characters in modern literature. The character is a sharp thinker who makes quick, snarky remarks. She inherits her mother’s love of art, yet she wishes to leave her family and live a more normal life. In the book, she is the first of the Walls’ children to depart for New York City. The character has become a beacon of hope for young women worldwide who read the book by Walls.

Wondering what Loris are like? They’re loyal, compassionate, inventive, and usually the best listeners, always giving solid counsel. Once they let you into their heart, you’ll always have a place there as long as you don’t mess it up. Loris also manage stress by laughing a lot. Can you think of a better way? The answer is ‘no.’

National Lori Day timeline

2003
Killing Zombies

Lori Grimes, a fictional character, makes her first appearance in the comic book series “The Walking Dead #2.”

2011
Special Agent

In the second season, Lauren German makes her debut as the character of Special Agent Lori Weston in “Hawaii Five-0.”

2012
Kate Becomes Lori

Agent Lori, a U.F.B. undercover agent, appears in the “Total Recall” remake, portrayed by Kate Beckinsale.

2012
Mila and Mark

Mila Kunis plays Lori Collins, Mark Wahlberg's girlfriend, in the film “Ted.”

National Lori Day FAQs

Is Lori Harvey Steve Harvey's real daughter?

Lori Harvey (born January 13, 1997) is a model, businesswoman, and socialite from the United States. She is the adopted daughter of comedian Steve Harvey and Marjorie Harvey.

Who owns Lori?

Lori System’s technologically advanced and operations-driven marketplace links transportation and cargo. The firm was formed in 2016 by Josh Sandler, who is also its C.E.O., Jean-Claude Homawoo, and Ernest Gichini Ngaruiya — all of whom are from South Africa, Togo, and Kenya, respectively.

What is Lori Loud's favorite color?

Lori Loud is a fan of all things, eerie and dark. She is generally heard reciting her dark poems or expressing her morbid viewpoint. If you haven’t seen Lori in a while, don’t worry. She has a habit of unexpectedly reappearing.

National Lori Day Activities

  1. Read “The Glass Castle”

    This true story has become a book shared by many literature lovers and has captivated many emotionally connected readers for a couple of years since its release in 2017. One of the main characters, Lori, has become a loved and respected figure by many young readers, especially females, for her strength, grit, and ability to survive in the darkest of times. Read it or gift it to a Lori you know.

  2. Watch “The Walking Dead”

    “The Walking Dead,” now in its 11th season, has been a crowd favorite for years since its release, and many viewers still flock to watch reruns. So, watch the initial first season, which features the character of Lori, the parent, and wife of two very iconic characters in the series. Get to know the origin story of Carl and Rick.

  3. Write a poem about Lori

    Few people attempt to write poetry because it is seen as such an intense and complex form of writing, but it doesn’t have to be of a certain standard. Write a poem as a friend or a lover to the Lori in your life. It will make her feel special, and it is something the two of you will remember for the rest of your lives.

5 Famous Loris You May Not Know

  1. Lori Alan

    Alan is an American voice actress who is famous for playing Pearl Krabs in “SpongeBob SquarePants.”

  2. Lori Alhadeff

    This American activist is also a member of the Broward County School Board and is known for being the founder of the school-safety organization, Make Our Schools Safe.

  3. Lori Douglas

    Douglas was the Associate Chief Justice of the Court of Queen's Bench of Manitoba before she started practicing family law.

  4. Lori Goldstein

    She is an American fashion stylist and editor and is famous for designing LOGO by Lori Goldstein for Q.V.C.

  5. Lori Petty

    Petty is an iconic American actress best known for portraying Lolly in the Netflix original, “Orange Is the New Black.”

Why We Love National Lori Day

  1. It honors an adorable name

    Lori is such an adorable, lesser-known name and has a sense of mystery about it. If you know a Lori, you’ll agree that they are special and unique humans, and spending time with them is a joy. That is why we love spending time with someone special. It makes us feel special, and very few people have that effect on others.

  2. We get to celebrate famous Loris

    It may be a lesser-known name, but who knew there were so many memorable Loris in popular culture? What we love is discovering new Loris that we may not have known about before. And each Lori brings with her a new and different library of books, films, and music.

  3. It gives us a chance to commemorate lost Loris

    Sometimes, special days can be sad, but that doesn’t mean to say they are not still celebratory. Think of all the lost Loris, who we still love and still want to honor. Everyone has a Lori that has impacted them, which is why we continue to love and honor them on National Lori Day.

National Lori Day dates

YearDateDay
2023November 7Tuesday
2024November 7Thursday
2025November 7Friday
2026November 7Saturday
2027November 7Sunday

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