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OTHER SCRIPTS: Orr
OTHER FORMS: Some references will list Ore, but Orr is the most common and most accepted.
CONTRIBUTOR: anonymous on 9/9/2012
Meaning & History
This is an old name of Renfrewshire area of Scotland. The origins could be French or Norwegian (Viking) from more man 1000 years ago. What is known is that Orr is a place name and a sept of the Campbell clan. Orr can be dated back to 1296, and possibly earlier. Orr can be found all over the world. This information and more can be found on Ancestry.com.
This account should be researched further and edited for content. It is surprising you don't have it listed.