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What does Lamarr mean?

Lamarr Pronunciation of Lamarr [lamarr] as a name for boys. The meaning of the name Lamarr is "the water; land famous". Lamarr is a variant form of Lamar (Old French, Old German): plutocrat Lamar Hunt.

Associated with: water, famous.


Lamarr has 3 variants: Lamarre, Lemar and Lemarr.

Creative forms:
(male) Larmarr, Lomarr, ..

(female) Lamarrta, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lamarr Kyson (L.K.), ..

How popular is Lamarr?

Lamarr is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#24993 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Lamarr entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its peak rank of #1179 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not ranked currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lamarr name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lamarr outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Lamarr ranked in the Top 2000 are Lamar (#819 from recent data) and Lemar. Adoption of these relations of Lamarr reached its apex in the 1980s (adoption of 0.04%) and is now significantly less (adoption 0.01%, 62.5%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lamarr, Lamar, Lemar in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lamarr and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Barr, Carr, Damar, Damaro, Demarr, Farr, Hamar, Jamar, Jamari, Jamarr, Jemarr, Jimarr, Karr, Laban, Ladale, Laird, Lamarcus, Lamario, Lambart, Lambert, Lambirt (see Lambert), Lamond, Lamont, Lander, Landor, Landry, Lanier, Laranz (see Lawrence), Laray, Lark, Larmor (see Larrimore), Larry, Lars, Lary, Laval, Lavan, Lavar, Lavern, Lawler, Lawlor, Lawry, Lawyer, Lazar, Lazare, Lazaro, Lazarus, Lazear, Lazer, Lazzaro, Leary, Lenard, Loman, Lombard, Marr, Omarr, Parr and Starr. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lamarr.

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