Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. lə-MAWNT(English)
LAM-unt(English)
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Meaning & History

From a Scottish surname that was derived from the medieval Gaelic given name Lagmann, itself from Old Norse lǫgmaðr meaning "law man". This name reached a peak in its American popularity in 1972, the same year that the sitcom Sanford and Son debuted, featuring the character Lamont Sanford (the titular son).

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Entry updated January 21, 2022