Boy name origins & meanings
- Norse : Lawyer
Family name origins & meanings
- 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.