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SOURCE: Other, Nickname & Location
OTHER FORMS: Borner, Born, Börne, Bourn, Bourne, Borgne, Borre, Vandenborne
Meaning & History
1. English: variant spelling of Bourne
2. French: nickname for a person with only one eye or with a squint, from Old French borgne ‘squinting’, of unknown origin.
3. In some cases, possibly a shortening of the Dutch surname van den Borne, a habitational name for someone from Born in the province of Limburg (Netherlands) or from a place associated with the watercourse of the Borre river in French Flanders.