Loren is a variant of Lauren. Lauren originates in Latin language and means "laurel tree". It is a feminine form of Laurence. It is taken from the name of an aromatic evergreen large shrub. In the Greco-Roman era, laurel was used as a symbol of victory, fame and honor. Lauren can be used as both feminine and masculine given names, currently it is much more popular for girls. It functions as a surname as well.