Meaning and Origin of Lennox - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Lennox

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Scottish : Amid the elms; from the field of elm trees

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Scottish and northern Irish : habitational name from the district near Dumbarton, recorded in 1174 in the form Leuenaichs and in the following year as Levenax. Apparently it is named from Gaelic leamhan ‘elm’ + the locative suffix -ach + English -s.

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