Name
LAM

Name LAM

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 267 births of Lam in the countries below, which represents an average of 2 births of children bearing the first name Lam per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 6 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Lam   
In Italiano Nome Lam   
Available variant : Lâm


Information about the first name Lam

The first name Lam has been assigned to:
76.40% to boys
23.60% to girls
The country where the first name Lam is the most common is:
FR France
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 3 letters including 1 vowel and 2 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Lam

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Lam : Aml, Mal

Anacyclics of the first name Lam

An anacyclic is a word or phrase that can be read in the normal sense of reading or in the opposite direction. Here is the list of names that are anonymous of the given name Lam: Mal

Lam in Japanese *

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Origin and meaning of name Lam

US English
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from Cantonese 林 (lam4). Doublet of Lin and Lim.
Etymology src :
  • From Middle English lamen, lemen, from Old English lemian and Old Norse lemja; both from Proto-Germanic *lamjaną.
Etymology src :
  • From Arabic لَام‎ (lām), the name of the letter ل‎ (l).
Etymology (Alternative forms) src :
  • lamm
Etymology (Derived terms) src :
  • lambaste
  • lam into
  • lam out
  • on the lam
  • take it on the lam
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • lam (plural lams)
  • The twenty-third letter of the Arabic alphabet, ل‎ (l). It is preceded by ك‎ (k) and followed by م‎ (m).
Anagrams src :
  • ALM, AML, M.L.A., MLA, Mal, Mal., mal, mal-
Anagrams src :
  • ALM, AML, M.L.A., MLA, Mal, Mal., mal, mal-
Noun src :
  • LAM (plural LAMs)
  • (military, weaponry) Abbreviation of light antiarmor/antiarmour missile.
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /læm/
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /læm/
  • Rhymes: -æm
General
Etymology src :
  • From German Lam.
Etymology (Adjective) src :
  • lam (neuter singular lamt, definite singular and plural lamme)
  • paralysed; crippled
Etymology (Adjective) src :
  • lam
  • lame
  • weak, strengthless
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • lam n (definite singular lammet, indefinite plural lam, definite plural lamma)
  • a lamb (young sheep)
  • (by extension, Christianity, figurative) Christ as sacrificial lamb
Proper noun src :
  • Lam (plural Lams)
  • A surname​.
Afrikaans
Etymology src :
  • From Dutch lam.
Noun src :
  • lam (plural lammers)
  • lamb
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /lam/
Middle Dutch
Etymology src :
  • From Old Dutch *lamb, from Proto-Germanic *lambaz.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • lam n
  • lamb
Old English
Etymology src :
  • From Proto-Germanic *laimą.
Noun src :
  • lām n
  • clay, loam
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /lɑːm/
Noun (Descendants) src :
  • English: loam
Polish
Noun src :
  • lam
  • genitive plural of lama
Proper noun src :
  • Lam m pers or f
  • A masculine surname​.
  • A feminine surname​.
Proper noun (Declension) src :
  • Masculine surname:
  • The feminine surname is indeclinable.
Proper noun (Derived terms) src :
  • Lamowa f
  • Lamówna f
Vietnamese
Etymology src :
  • Sino-Vietnamese word from 藍.
Adjective src :
  • lam
  • blue
Pronunciation src :
  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): [laːm˧˧]
  • (Huế) IPA(key): [laːm˧˧]
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): [laːm˧˧]
Adjective (Usage notes) src :
  • The word is not used very often. The most common use of it is to refer to one of the seven colors of a rainbow, as in the listing "đỏ, cam, vàng, lục, lam, chàm, tím".
SE Swedish
Adjective src :
  • lam (comparative lamare, superlative lamast)
  • lame, unable to move any limbs
  • (slang) lame, inefficient, imperfect, almost ridiculously so
Anagrams src :
  • alm, mal
Adjective (See also) src :
  • förlamad
  • lamslagen
RO Romanian
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): [lam]
Verb src :
  • lam
  • first-person singular imperfect indicative of la
  • first-person plural imperfect indicative of la
NL Dutch
Etymology src :
  • From Middle Dutch lam, from Old Dutch *lamb, from Proto-Germanic *lambaz.
Etymology src :
  • From Old Dutch *lam, from Proto-Germanic *lamaz.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • lam n (plural lammeren, diminutive lammetje n)
  • lamb, the young of a sheep
  • (metonymically) The meat - or fleece/wool produce of a lamb; a dish prepared from lamb's meat
  • (figurative) A gentle person, especially an innocent child
Etymology (Adjective) src :
  • lam (comparative lammer, superlative lamst)
  • lame, unable to move, paralyzed
  • (informal) very drunk
Anagrams src :
  • mal
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /lɑm/
  • Hyphenation: lam
  • Rhymes: -ɑm
DK Danish
Etymology src :
  • From Old Norse lami.
Etymology src :
  • From Old Norse lamb.
Etymology (Adjective) src :
  • lam
  • lame
Etymology (Derived terms) src :
  • lam i roen
Etymology (Pronunciation) src :
  • IPA(key): /lam/, [lɑmˀ]
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • lam n (singular definite lammet, plural indefinite lam)
  • lamb
Etymology (Pronunciation) src :
  • IPA(key): /lam/, [lɑmˀ]
NO Norwegian Nynorsk
Etymology src :
  • See the etymology of the main entry.
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • lam
  • imperative of lamma and lamme (to lamb)
  • imperative of lamma and lamme (to paralyze)
NO Norwegian Bokmål
Etymology src :
  • From Old Norse lami
Etymology src :
  • From Old Norse lamb
Etymology (Adjective) src :
  • lam (neuter singular lamt, definite singular and plural lamme)
  • paralysed / paralyzed, crippled
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • lam n (definite singular lammet, indefinite plural lam, definite plural lamma or lammene)
  • a lamb (young sheep)
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • lam
  • imperative of lamme
Old High German
Etymology src :
  • Common Proto-Germanic *lamaz, whence also Old English lama, Old Norse lami.
Adjective src :
  • lam
  • lame
Adjective (Descendants) src :
  • Middle High German: lamAlemannic German: lamm
  • German: lahm
  • Hunsrik: laam
 

Popularity of the name Lam

Number of LAM births per year

Total births of Lam by country

Births with the first name Lam
Country
Boys
Girls
FRFrance
1900 - 2019
58
24
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2019
76
0
AUAustralia
1944 - 2019
17
11
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
15
9
ABAlberta
1980 - 2019
8
6
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
14
0
QCQuebec
1980 - 2019
9
1
DKDenmark
1985 - 2019
3
4
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2019
0
7
ATAustria
1984 - 2018
3
0
ITItaly
1999 - 2018
1
1

Total births of Lam by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Lam
Country
Boys
Girls
GBUnited Kingdom
2019
0
4
ATAustria
2018
1
0
DEGermany
2018
0
1

Comments on the name Lam

Personalities with the first name Lam

There is 0 personality with the first name Lam



Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Lam

There are 53 actors and actresses with the first name Lam
Lam Wong
Lam Ting
Lam Kwai
Lam Fong Kwok
Lam Wai Pen
Lam Wei
Lam Hoe Nguyen
Lam Sin Sok
Lam Hiu Feng
Lam Quang
Lam Po Loy
Lam Dawup
Lam Binh
Lam Chi Fei
Lam Sun Kao
Lam Thuan Quach
Lam Nguyen
Lam Ho Yee
Lam Tsz Sin
Lam Huong Giang
Lam Vy Da
Lam Po-Chen
Lam Trang
Lam Manu Saute
Lam Ngoyen
Lam Fung
Lam Duong
Lam Ibrahim Dia
Lam Dia
Lam Chiuh

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Lam
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Lam

Rankings of first name LAM by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#4243AT Austria2018
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#5451GB United Kingdom2019
#7039DE Germany2018






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