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What does Lamonte mean?

Lamonte Pronunciation of Lamonte [la-m-onte] as a boys' name is an Old Norse name, and the name Lamonte means "law man". Lamonte is a variant form of Lamont (Old Norse): Lamond is a Scottish clan name.

Associated with: norse, law (just).


3 related forms via Lamont: Lammond, Lamond and Lemond.

Creative forms:
(male) Lamonce, Lemonte, ..

(female) Lamonlee, Lamonne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lamonte Zayvion (L.Z.), ..

How popular is Lamonte?

Lamonte is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#21590 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Lamonte was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its apex rank of #1061 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Lamont (#1425 in 2015) is the only other prominent varying form of Lamonte listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Lamonte was widespread 5 decades ago (usage of 0.04%) and is now much less (usage 0.01%, 85.7%), with the form Lamont becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lamonte, Lamont in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Armante (see Arman), Damone, Damont, Damonte, Dante, Daunte, Demonte, Deonte, Devonte, Dionte, Donte, Javonte, Jonte, Ladon, Laine, Lajon, Lakon, Lamarre, Lance, Lane, Lange, Lannie, Lantz, Larance, Laron, Laroyce, Launce, Lavante, Lavon, Lavonte, Layne, Leone, Lerone, Lonne, Monte, Ramonde (see Raymond), Ramone, Sante and Valente. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lamonte.

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