Lam

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Cantonese (lam4). Doublet of Lin and Lim.

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Lam (plural Lams)

  1. A surname from Cantonese.

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Lam is the 611st most common surname in the United States, belonging to 55554 individuals. Lam is most common among Asian/Pacific Islander (87.99%) individuals.

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Lam.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lam/
  • Rhymes: -am
  • Syllabification: Lam

Proper noun[edit]

Lam m pers or f

  1. a masculine surname.
  2. a feminine surname.

Declension[edit]

Masculine surname:

The feminine surname is indeclinable.

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Romanization of Cantonese (lam4)

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Lam

  1. a Filipino-Chinese surname from Cantonese.

Statistics[edit]

According to data collected by Forebears in 2014, Lam is the 1,559th most common surname in the Philippines, occurring in 6,896 individuals.