Borne Family History
Borne Name Meaning
French: variant of Borgne a nickname for a cross-eyed or one-eyed man from Old French borgne ‘one-eyed’. French (southern): topographic name for someone who lived by a spring or stream from Occitan borna ‘spring’ a word of Celtic origin originally denoting a natural cavity. Shortened form of French Leborne or Breton Le Borne variants of 1 above formed with the French masculine definite article le (compare Leborgne ). English: variant of Bourne . In some cases perhaps also an American shortened form of Dutch Van den Borne: habitational name for someone from Born in the province of Limburg (Netherlands) or from a place associated with the watercourse of the Borre river in French Flanders.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022