Meaning and name origin
Lem \lem\ as a boy's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Lem is "belonging to God". Lem is a variant of Lemuel (Hebrew); biblical: a king mentioned in Proverbs 31 who was given a detailed description of the value and capabilities of a good wife.
Lem is not a popular first name for males but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#55950 out of 88799, Top 63%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Lem for boys. Lem reached its highest rank of #427 in the U.S. in 1880-1889. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Lem and its source form. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Lemuel and Lem. (2014 statistics).
Lem▼ is also pronounced similarly to Liam▲ and Lyam. Other suggested similar baby names are Jem, Le, Le-, Lea, Lee▼, Len▼, Lenn, Leo▲, Leon▼, Les▼, Lev, Lew▼, Lex, Lin, Lon▼ and Lyn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lem.