Lambeth Family History
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Lambeth Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Lambeth, now part of Greater London, named in Old English as ‘lamb hithe’, from Old English lamb ‘lamb’ + h¯th ‘hithe’, ‘landing place’, i.e. a place where lambs were put on board boat or taken ashore, no doubt in order to supply the meat markets of London on the other side of the river Thames.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press