L names, Male, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names


Lorimer comes from a Scottish surname, originally an occupational name for a maker and seller of spurs, bits, and other metal parts for a horse’s bridle. It comes from Old French loremier via Latin lorum (thong, leather strap; rein of a bridle) which cold possibly be derived from a PIE root word though it could also be derived from an unknown or extinct Indo-European language.

Origin: Proto-Indo-European





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