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What does Lemar mean?

Lemar Pronunciation of Lemar [lemar] as a name for boys is of American origin, and the name Lemar means "the water; land famous". Lemar is a version of Lamar (Old French, Old German): plutocrat Lamar Hunt. Lemar is also a variant of Le- (American).

Associated with: water, famous.


Lemar has 3 variants: Lamarr, Lamarre and Lemarr.

3 more different relations via Lamar, Le-: Leron, Lesean and Levon.

Creative forms:
(male) Lelar, Loymar, ..

(female) Lelar, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lemar Cristian (L.C.), ..

How popular is Lemar?

Lemar is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#23350 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Lemar was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its peak position of #1615 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Lemar are Lamar (#819 from recent data), Lamarr, Leron and Levon (#1515). Usage of these forms of Lemar reached its peak 35 years ago (adoption of 0.04%) and has become much lower since (adoption 0.02%, 54%).

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Ammar, Bear, Cesar, Cezar, Damar, Delmar, Demar, Edmar, Elmar, Hamar, Homar, Jamar, Jemar, Jimar, Joemar, Jomar, Kedar, Kumar, Lavar, Lazar, Lea, Leary, Lehman, Lem, Lenard, Lexer, Loman, Omar, Osmar, Petar, Segar, Sezar, Ulmar and Umar. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lemar.

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