Lorna
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I have a set of rather old dictionaries and in the back they have a listing of names, masculine and feminine of course. For each name they have pronunciation, meaning, other spellings, and history/origin sometimes. Anyway, for the name Lorna, it says that it means 'Lost'.
-- Episodic  1/2/2005
In the novel, Lorna's maternal grandfather had the title Earl of Lorne. She was named for her mother's family.
-- Kate  5/30/2008
After what I've read Lorna means 'Fox', that is one of the reasons I like it, it feels is so strong.
-- 10Katta12  7/12/2009
My name is also
Lorna it means "Fox"
And is of Scottish origin.

(I am British with Irish roots

I love my name dearly, as much as my American husband and friends do.

Also foxes have been my favourite animals long before I even knew my name's meaning.
Originally I was going to be called Charlotte but my aunt on my mother's side
said "Pfft! Your not calling her Charlotte"
Thus wrote my name on my birth cradle.
I found out this tale from my grandma that was present ^///^
I'm royally grateful for my aunt picking my name, and my mum did admit she liked Lorna more in the end.
-- Lorna-RoseFoX  8/20/2014
The name Lorna was invented by R.D. Blackmore in 1869, for the character and title of his book, Lorna Doone. It is said that he adapted this name from the ancient Scottish town of Lorn/Lorne.
I don't know where the above got their information, but the name does not mean 'Fox'. Vixen, Todd and variants of the Scottish name Balgair mean 'fox' in the UK.
The 'meaning' of Lorna, if any, is 'lost/alone'.
-- queen_vic  2/18/2015

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