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Orr Surname Origin

(Locality). Derived from the river and town of Orr, in Scotland. Or, in Welsh and Gaelic, signifies a border, a boundary.

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.




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