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Meaning and name origin
Lemuel \l(e)-muel\ as a boy's name is pronounced LEM-yoo-el. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Lemuel is "belonging to God". Biblical: a king mentioned in Proverbs 31 who was given a detailed description of the value and capabilities of a good wife. Literary: Lemuel Gulliver of Jonathan Swift's "Gulliver's Travels". The name was revived from around 1840.
There is 1 feminine form of Lemuel: Lemuela.
Lemuel is a somewhat popular first name for males (#879 out of 1220) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Lemuel for boys (2015 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Lemuel and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Lem and Lemuel. (2015 statistics).
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