Meaning:relating to a rocky cliff on the Rhine river
Lorelei as a girl's name is of German origin for a rocky cliff on the Rhine river that is dangerous to boat passage. It has been poetically personified as the Lorelei, whose singing lures men to destruction. The name has an aura of risky allure.

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