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Lorna is a feminine given name. The name is said to have been first coined by R. D. Blackmore for the heroine of his novel Lorna Doone, which appeared in 1869. Blackmore appears to have derived this name from the Scottish placename Lorn/Lorne. In the U.S., according to the 1990 census, the name ranks 572 of 4275. As a surname, Lorna ranks 62296 out of 88799.


Notables named Lorna

  • Lorna Aponte, Panamanian rapper
  • Lorna Arnold, British historian of the UK's nuclear weapons programmes
  • Lorna Bennett, Jamaican reggae singer
  • Dame Lorna May Boreland-Kelly, British magistrate and member of the Judicial Appointments Commission
  • Lorna Dee Cervantes, Chicana American poet
  • Lorna Cordeiro, singer from Goa, India
  • Lorna Crozier, Canadian poet and essayist
  • Lorna Doom, American bassist for punk band The Germs
  • Lorna Fitzgerald, British actress
  • Lorna Goodison, Jamaican poet
  • Lorna Griffin, American shot putter and discus thrower
  • Lorna Hill, British author, primarily of children's books
  • Lorna Kesterson, American politician, first woman to serve as Mayor of Henderson, Nevada
  • Lorna E. Lockwood, first female Chief Justice of a state supreme court in the US
  • Lorna Luft, American singer and actress, daughter of Judy Garland and half-sister of Liza Minnelli
  • Lorna Patterson, American actress
  • Lorna Raver, American actress who played Sylvia Ganush in the 2009 horror film Drag Me to Hell
  • Lorna Sage, British literary critic and author
  • Lorna Simpson, American photographer
  • Lorna Tolentino, Filipino film actress
  • Lorna Yabsley, British actress and photographer
  • Fictional bearers of the name

  • Lorna Doone (1869), a novel by Richard Doddridge Blackmore
  • Lorna, the Barbarella-like comic book character by Alfonso Azpiri which features some fun-poking at Star Wars. She is also the protagonist of the video game of the same name.
  • Lorna Dane, alter-ego of the female X-Men member Polaris
  • Lorna Morello, women's prison inmate in Netflix television series Orange Is The New Black.
  • Lorna, younger sister to Maggie Beare in the ABC Television series Mother and Son (1984–1994)
  • Lorna, a 1964 film by Russ Meyer starring Lorna Maitland
  • Lorna, principal character in the 2008 Belgian film Lorna's Silence
  • Lorna from the MMORPG Mabinogi (game) edutainment series "Lorna & Pan's Fantasy Life!"
  • Little Lorna from Juilio Sinope's Erotic Comic Book "The Adventures of Little Lorna" a graphical random serial in which a young heroine is thrown into sexually compromising situations.
  • The Kyushu Q1W used by the Imperial Japanese Navy had the reporting name "Lorna"
  • Lorna, the protagonist of Lynn Hershman Leeson's eponymously titled interactive movie, "Lorna" (1983)
  • Lorna, a character from the animated miniseries Over the Garden Wall
  • Lorna the Jungle Girl, a comics character, debuted in 1953.
  • References

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