Meaning and Origin of: Lama
First name origins & meanings:
- Arabic : Darkness of lips
Last name origin & meaning:
- Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian : topographic name for someone who lived by a marsh, lama (from Latin lama). In some cases the Italian and Spanish name may be habitational, from any of numerous places named with this word.
- Buddhist name found among people from Tibet and Nepal, from Tibetan blama ‘priest’, ‘monk’.