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Meaning and Origin of: Lory

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Latin : Crowned with laurel

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • Northern English, Scottish, and Irish : from a pet form of Lawrence. Compare Lowry.
  • South German and Swiss (also Löry) : from a pet form of the personal name Lorenz.
  • French : habitational name from either of two villages called Lory, in Loir-et-Cher and Lot, or from Lorry in Moselle.
  • A Lory-Gargot from Poitou, France, was in Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Quebec City, by 1665; in Quebec city by 1666; and Becquet by 1670. A Francois Lory, born in Poitiers, France, died in Lachine, Quebec, in 1702.