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Meaning and Origin of: Lamont

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Norse : Lawyer

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • Scottish and northern Irish : from the medieval personal name Lagman, which is from Old Norse Lǫgmaðr, composed of lǫg, plural of lag ‘law’ (from leggja ‘to lay down’) + maðr, ‘man’ (genitive manns).
  • French : habitational name from places called Amont, in Haute-Saône and Haute-Vienne.