It's the name that once made millions of middle-aged soap opera fans weak in the knees ... but it will soon be gone forever -- because TMZ has learned, Lorenzo Lamas is taking his new wife's last name.
Lorenzo wed Shawna Craig this weekend in Mexico -- and his rep tells us, Lorenzo wants "to start over fresh" from all his previous marriages and divorces (four of 'em) ... and desperately wants a change.
So, Lorenzo is going to reverse the tradition and take her name ... making him Lorenzo Craig.
Doesn't really have the same ring to it.
Lorenzo Lamas -- I'm Taking My Wife's Name!
5/3/2011 2:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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