Meaning and Origin of Lorraine - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Lorraine

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • Old German : Where Lothar dwells

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • 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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