Re: Transparency Rant

From: Mike Lorrey (mlorrey@datamann.com)
Date: Fri Aug 17 2001 - 07:18:54 MDT


Loree Thomas wrote:
>
> --- Mike Lorrey <mlorrey@datamann.com> wrote:
> > Loree Thomas wrote:
> >
> > >
> > > I didn't so much change my name as rearranged
> > it...
> > >
> > > I was born Thomas G. Loree. I am now Loree G.
> > Thomas.
> >
> > What is your nationality, Loree?
>
> American.
>
> Lorrey and Loree are probably both derived from the
> french "Of the king" Other possible derivations are
> Delray, Dellaray and so on.
>
> So... do you pronounce yours LOR-e or low-RAY?
>
> My dad doesn't know anything about where his father
> came from... or his nationality.

We pronounce it Lorr-e.

We're scottish, Clan Gordon, though I was aware that in the time of the
Scottish Queen Mary, she had brought a number of french troops to
Scotland to assist in its defense (she having been married to the King
of France), and wondered if there might have been some intermarriage.



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