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Origin and popularity of the name LYNAM

Origin

Lynam : 1: English: habitational name from any of the places in Devon Oxfordshire and Wiltshire named Lynam from Old English līn ‘flax’ + hām ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘enclosure hemmed in by water’.2: Irish: English surname adopted as an equivalent of Gaelic Ó Laidhghneáin (see Linehan).

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England

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