Origin of the name LOUARN.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name LOUARN.
From Celtic loarn, meaning "fox." Scottish Lorne.
Alan, surnamed "of the Twisted-beard" in Breton history, and
"the Fox" in Breton popular tradition, after a youth spent in
hunting down the wolves and bears of our own island—according to the
monastic chronicler of Saint Brieuc—put himself at the head of the
Bretons, in a determined and successful attack on the Normans, near Dol
(A.D. 937), and, after defeating them in a second engagement at Saint
Brieuc, was hailed chief by the assembled Bretons... (Ballads and
Songs of Brittany, Villemarqué-Taylor, 1865)