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- proper n. A Scottish surname.
- proper n. A male given name derived from the surname. Popular in the U.K. during the first half of the 20th century.
- proper n. A female given name, of mostly American usage.
From a place name in Aberdeenshire, originally Lesslyn, Goidelic leas celyn "garden of hollies". (Wiktionary)