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No, as a native BrE speaker, that makes no sense to me either. I used to 
have a girlfriend who lived in a village called Poringland (where very 
little happened) and locals were forever adding another loop to the "P" in 
the village sign.
Mike
>
> "One suggestion is to change it to Launt which would be pronounced the 
> same. "
>
> It would?  Really? And how is that, exactly?
>
> I would pronounce "Lunt" as /lVnt/, /lUnt/, or /lunt/.  I'd pronounce
> "Launt" as /lOnt/ or /launt/.  I can't come up with any pronunciation
> that makes sense for both spellings...