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Lorimer

(Lorrimer or Lorimar)

A family name derived from the Middle English for the maker of bits, spurs, stirrup-irons and other horse furniture. The Lorimers appear in Scotland during the 12th century as land owners in the Perth area. The name is found in Midlothian in the 15th century, Stirlingshire in the 16th century and later in Dumfriesshire.


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