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18:50 Mar 27, 2001
English to Norwegian translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: lura
its a surname

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naSee comments !Tone Wittmann



14 hrs
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Hello John,

Lura is a geographical name and by a google search I found the link underneath.

Lura is described as a part of the town Sandnes, close to the city of Stavanger in the South-Western part of Norway.

As a background information I can tell you that many Norwegians have surnames that are the names of the farm/place where the family comes from.
Lura could originally be a farm that developped into a bigger place.

Lur in Norwegian is smart but lura has no separate meaning to my knowledge (other than the one mentionned above)

Good luck !

Tone Wittmann
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