Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Orm m. Proto-Germanic *wurmiz 'worm; serpent, snake; dragon', giving rise to Old English wyrm, Old Saxon, Old High German wurm, Old Icelandic ormr.

The name entered Britain via the Danelaw.

Scotland
Latin
a1177 Orm (abl) CartNBer 3
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Orm". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Orm.