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What does Lamont mean?

Lamont Pronunciation of Lamont as a boys' name is pronounced la-MAHNT. It is of Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Lamont is "law man". Lamond is a Scottish clan name. Cyclist Greg LeMond. Also form of La-.


ASSOCIATED WITH norse, law (just), scottish, clan (surname)


VARIANTS Lammond, Lamond, Lamonte, Lemond



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How popular is Lamont?

Lamont is a very popular first name for men (#516 out of 1220, Top 42%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#4955 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Lamont reached its apex position of #294 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, and is at #1832 presently. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Lamonte is the only other prominent variation form of Lamont (#1832 IN 2018) appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Lamont was widespread during 1970-1979 and has become much reduced since, with the form Lamont becoming somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lamont, Lamonte in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Beaumont, Belmont, Damon, Damone, Damont, Damonte, Delmont, Dumont, Eamon, Eamonn, Egmont, Fremont, Jamon, Jamond, Laban, Labron, Ladon, Laine, Lajon, Laken, Lakon, Lalo, Lamar, Lamarr, Lambart, Lambert, Land, Landon, Lane, Lang, Lanny, Lapo, Laranz (see Lawrence), Laren, Larenz, Larmor (see Larrimore), Laron, Laroy, Larron, Laurent, Lavan, Lavante, Lavon, Lavonte, Lawson, Lawton, Layne, Layton, Ledon, Leone, Lerone, Levant, Levon, Lidon, Lion, Lioni, Liron, Loman, Long, Lonn, Lorant, Lorent, Loron, Lot, Lyon, Lyons, Lyron, Osment, Osmont (see Osman), Ramon, Ramond, Ramone, Rayment, Saint and Tremont. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lamont.

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