Popularity:18727
Origin:Scottish
Meaning:Fox
Lorne is a gender-neutral name of Scottish origin. It derives from the Scottish placename Lorne, which may mean “fox.” The name Lorna, invented by writer R.D. Blackmore for his novel Lorna Doone, also comes from this source. Lorne is a popular name in Canada, as the Marquess of Lorne was Governor General of Canada from 1878 to 1883. Another famous bearer is Lorne Michaels, creator and producer of Saturday Night Live. With such an interesting history, this pretty name is a great choice for baby.
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