What does Lem mean?
Lem /lem/ [1 syll.] as a name for boys is of Hebrew origin, and the name Lem means "belonging to God". Lem is a version of Lemuel (Hebrew). Liem is a popular surname.
Lem▼ has 1 related form via Lemuel: Lemmie.Kreatif forms: Lemce, Lemlu, Lulem. [more]
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)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Lem for boys. 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 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
The only other popular related form of Lem is Lemuel. Adoption of these boy names was at its peak during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.6505%) and has become much less since, with the versions Lem and Lemuel becoming less stylish. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Lem and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Lem▼ is alike in pronunciation 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.