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What does Lem mean?

Lem Pronunciation of Lem [lem] as a name for boys is of Hebrew origin, and the name Lem means "belonging to God". Lem is a version of Lemuel (Hebrew).

Variations

Lem has 1 related form via Lemuel: Lemmie.

Creative forms:
(male) Leiem, Leim, ..

(female) Lemla, Lle, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lem Matteo (L.M.), ..

How popular is Lem?

Lem is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#22706 out of 150436, Top 15%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Lem entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its highest position of #427 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Lem are Lemmie and Lemuel (#1995 a year ago). Adoption of these forms of Lem was more pronounced among parents 135 years ago (median #772) and has become much less since.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lem, Lemmie, Lemuel in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Lem is alike in pronunciation to Liam and Lyam. Other suggested similar names are Hem, Jem, Le, Le-, Lea, Lee, Len, Leo, Les, Lev, Lew and Lex. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lem.

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