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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Lamar
This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Lamar in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the boy's name Lamar:
Records indicate that 31,295 boys in the United States have been named Lamar since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1989, when 735 people in the U.S. were given the name Lamar. Those people are now 31 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Lamar
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6 Positive Comments
"my name is lamar obi and im a girl lol
ppl say they love my name and i think the name lamer is a good one for girls too..." Apr. 6, 2013:
"This is my name and I like it. It's a little different and usually I am the only person around with it." Dec. 3, 2010:
"I know someone with his middle name being Lamar. I think it's a really cute name." Oct. 22, 2009:
"Well I called my daughter Lamar, and what I was told is that it ment Water of Gold or "liqued of gold" so can you please help me in knowing the origin and real meaning of it?" Jul. 9, 2006:
"My son who's 13 is called Lamar. It's very rare in the UK, which is one reason I chose it. But I chose it mainly because I thought it sounded important and smart. His last name beings with B, so we also call him LB." Jun. 23, 2006:
"very good name, any race can use the name although is seems either a black name or a southern white name" Mar. 22, 2006:
1 Negative Comment
"An antebellum name but an incredibly silly name to give a boy after the American Civil War. Like "Beauregard" for the same time period. Or worse, "Adolf" any time after World War II." Feb. 5, 2020:
4 Neutral Comments
"A older white men approached me in a warehouse. He handled me a piece of paper. Please Call me .... Lamar.
I don't believe for a minute this men name is Lamar. If I ever call him & if we meet again .I will ask for his ID." Aug. 16, 2020:
"my baby girl, her name is lamar its an old german name it means the water of gold" May. 11, 2012:
"It's cute, I also think of it as predominantly a southern US name" May. 28, 2007:
"Lamar is Old German for "famous throughout the land." I would know -- my name is Lamar!" Jan. 1, 2007:
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