Meaning and Origin of: Delamar

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : (of Norman origin) habitational name from any of the places in northern France called La Mare ‘the pond’.
  • English : possibly a topographic name from Anglo-Norman French de la ‘from the’ + Middle English mere ‘pond’ or more ‘marsh’, ‘moor’. Delamere Forest in Cheshire, ‘forest of the lake (Old Englishmere)’ may also account for some examples of the surname.