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Meaning and Origin of: Lorraine

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Old German : Where Lothar dwells

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • English and French : regional name from the border region of Lorraine in northeastern France, so called from the Germanic tribal name Lotharingi ‘people of Lothar’ (a personal name composed of the elements hlod ‘famous’, ‘renowned’ + hari, heri ‘army’).

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