Last name: LAMB

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LAMB : This last name is indexed 358,244 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

LAMB : The name was probably taken from the sign of a lamb at an inn, the young of the sheep kind; Welsh, Llamer, to skip; Gaelic, Leum. The primitive Celtic or Gaelic Lam signified armor, as a dart, a blade, or sword; hence, to lam signified to disable, injure, maim, from which we have lame and limp.

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