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Type Surname
Usage French
Other Forms FormsLorange, Loring, Loreing, Lorring, Lorin, Lorrin

Meaning & History

Surname of uncertain origin. Might be derived from:
1) the Old French le Lohereng, meaning "the man from Lorraine".
2) the Old French word lorain, meaning "a leather strap used on a horse's breastplate".
3) the surname Laurent
4) the surname Lorain

In Sweden and Norway Lorang is also used as a given name.
Added 12/31/2016 by Izzy84
Edited 11/22/2017 by Izzy84