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Origin of the name LANTY.
Etymology of the name LANTY.
Meaning of the baby name LANTY.


LANTY.  m.  Irish.  A pet form of Laurence (q.v.), meaning "bay or laurel tree." (History of Christian Names, Yonge, 1884).  Usage:  Cornwall, Ireland.

... The lugger's men had been ordered below, with the exception of poor Lanty, who gave me some account of himself since we last parted. (The Dublin Penny Journal, 1835)

LANTY.  f.  A pet form of Laura (q.v.), meaning "bay or laurel tree."  Usage:  America.

... Lanty Foster was crouching on a low stool before the dying kitchen fire, the better to get its fading radiance on the book she was reading. Beyond, through the open window and door, the fire was also slowly fading from the sky and the mountain ridge whence the sun had dropped half an hour before. (The Works of Bret Harte, 1903)


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