Last name origins & meanings:
- Northern English, Scottish, and Irish: from a pet form of
Lawrence. Compare Lowry.
- South German and Swiss
(also Löry): from a pet form of the personal name
- French: habitational name from either of two
villages called Lory, in Loir-et-Cher and Lot, or from Lorry in
- A Lory-Gargot from Poitou, France, was in Cap-de-la-Madeleine,
Quebec City, by 1665; in Quebec city by 1666; and Becquet by 1670. A Francois Lory, born in Poitiers, France, died in Lachine, Quebec, in 1702.
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