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Lamont Family History

Lamont Name Meaning
Scottish and northern Irish: from the medieval personal name Lagman, which is from Old Norse Logmaðr, composed of log, 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.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Name Distribution of Lamont Families

  • Number of Lamont families
     85 - 167
     29 - 84
     1 - 28
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Lamont families
     55 - 108
     19 - 54
     1 - 18
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Lamont families
     316 - 629
     106 - 315
     1 - 105
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Lamont Family Origin

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Lamont Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Lamont

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Lamont Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Lamont Civil War Service Records

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