Lorna Name Meaning & Origin
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- Nicknames for Lorna
Lorna Loo, Lornie, Lorns, Lorna-berry, Lo, Lolo, Lori, Lola, Lorna Doone
- Meanings and history of the name Lorna
The name Lorna appears first in Blackmore's "Lorna Doone". It is sometimes considered a variation of "Laura" (the laurel), or is given its own meaning of "lovelorn".
It should be noted that Blackmore appears to have derived the name for a Scottish placename Lorn/Lorne. Lorne is an ancient district in the west of Scotland.
- Famous real-life people named Lorna
Lorna Luft, Actress
- Lorna in song, story & screen
"Lorna Doone" a novel by Richard Doddridge Blackmore was published in 1869.
Lorna Morello, character in the TV series "Orange is the New Black" played by Yael Stone.
Lorna Cole, character in the movie Leath Weapon 4, 1998, played by Rene Russo
Lorna Dane, a Marvel Comics character introduced in 1968, also known as Polaris