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Lamar

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How popular is the baby name Lamar in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1882 5 0 5
1885 14 0 14
1887 7 0 7
1888 7 0 7
1890 5 0 5
1891 5 0 5
1892 10 0 10
1893 10 0 10
1894 10 0 10
1895 10 0 10
1896 7 0 7
1897 15 0 15
1898 10 0 10
1899 12 0 12
1900 16 0 16
1901 14 0 14
1902 15 0 15
1903 6 0 6
1904 10 0 10
1905 15 0 15
1906 17 0 17
1907 31 0 31
1908 19 0 19
1909 20 0 20
1910 34 0 34
1911 34 5 29
1912 52 0 52
1913 83 5 78
1914 104 5 99
1915 132 7 125
1916 172 5 167
1917 169 6 163
1918 169 8 161
1919 163 0 163
1920 189 6 183
1921 179 0 179
1922 202 13 189
1923 215 6 209
1924 234 0 234
1925 246 8 238
1926 226 7 219
1927 230 5 225
1928 238 5 233
1929 225 8 217
1930 229 0 229
1931 221 6 215
1932 236 8 228
1933 244 0 244
1934 228 8 220
1935 217 0 217
1936 198 0 198
1937 225 5 220
1938 220 9 211
1939 217 7 210
1940 211 0 211
1941 219 0 219
1942 231 6 225
1943 249 8 241
1944 228 5 223
1945 198 0 198
1946 225 9 216
1947 286 9 277
1948 292 7 285
1949 275 9 266
1950 286 11 275
1951 294 10 284
1952 284 8 276
1953 282 10 272
1954 302 14 288
1955 291 10 281
1956 272 0 272
1957 292 11 281
1958 269 8 261
1959 278 7 271
1960 279 12 267
1961 275 16 259
1962 272 12 260
1963 235 9 226
1964 269 12 257
1965 251 10 241
1966 228 9 219
1967 271 9 262
1968 317 15 302
1969 330 16 314
1970 408 9 399
1971 401 12 389
1972 433 9 424
1973 355 9 346
1974 333 11 322
1975 339 16 323
1976 379 17 362
1977 531 16 515
1978 494 14 480
1979 585 10 575
1980 622 11 611
1981 592 6 586
1982 559 11 548
1983 615 16 599
1984 566 18 548
1985 545 10 535
1986 625 8 617
1987 622 11 611
1988 674 6 668
1989 748 11 737
1990 699 10 689
1991 550 0 550
1992 503 7 496
1993 404 0 404
1994 372 0 372
1995 306 0 306
1996 296 0 296
1997 323 0 323
1998 251 0 251
1999 256 0 256
2000 286 0 286
2001 288 0 288
2002 242 0 242
2003 237 0 237
2004 266 5 261
2005 303 0 303
2006 352 13 339
2007 354 17 337
2008 329 25 304
2009 322 31 291
2010 359 28 331
2011 352 38 314
2012 317 29 288
2013 374 49 325
2014 317 51 266
2015 334 60 274

Want to know about the popularity of the Lamar baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 33,230 babies born with the name Lamar in the United States. That's more than enough Lamars to occupy the country of San Marino with an estimated population of 32,312 (as of March 31, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Lamar" was in 1989 with a total of 737 babies.

According to the 1928 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Lamar" ranks #48 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Utah. Imagine that, 29 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 1928. Across the entire United States a total of 238 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Lamar popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Lamar" mean? The list below shows the origins of Lamar as well as things modernly associated with the name Lamar such as celebrities named Lamar.

Origin and Meaning of Lamar

The name "Lamar" is of Spanish origin, and it means "From the sea". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Lamar Odom

Lamar Odom is a basketball biography. Lamar was born in 1979 in Queens, New York City, New York, U.S.

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Lamar Lundy

Lamar Lundy is a NFL player. Lamar was born in 1935 in Richmond, Indiana.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Lamar

Lamar Alexander
Lamar Davenport
Lamar Miller
Lamar Smith
Lamar Patterson
Lamar Stevens
Lamar University
Lamar Advertising

Alternative Meanings

L is for look, the way you look at life.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

M is for melody, the song of life.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

Your name in reverse order is "Ramal". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Mlara". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Lamar born Mar 8, 2014

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern China approximately on 1000. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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