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Updated March 7, 2024

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How Popular Is The Name Lemon

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : from the Middle English personal name Lefman, Old English Lēofman, composed of the elements lēof ‘dear’, ‘beloved’ + mann ‘man’, ‘person’. This came to be used as a nickname for a lover or sweetheart, from Middle English lem(m)an. There is no connection with the word denoting the citrus fruit (which is of Persian origin).
  • Scottish and northern Irish : variant of Lamont.

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