Lamarr

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3k
in the U.S.
since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Lamarr mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Lamarr

"Lamarr" is a name of French origin, and it means "Of the sea". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons Named Lamarr

LaMarr Woodley is an american football player for the Arizona Cardinals. LaMarr was born on November 3rd, 1984 in Saginaw, Michigan.

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Lamarr Houston is an athlete. He was most active from 2010 to present. Lamarr was born on June 24th, 1987 in San Francisco.

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LaMarr Hoyt is a baseball player. LaMarr was born on January 1st, 1955 in Columbia, South Carolina.

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LaMarr Greer is a basketball player for the Trenton Shooting Stars, Basket Napoli, Baltimore Bayrunners, Pallacanestro Messina, BC UNICS, BC Kyiv, and G.S. Olympia Larissa B.C.His career lasted from 1998 to 2013. LaMarr was born on May 16th, 1976 in Cape May Court House, New Jersey.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Lamarr

Hedy Lamarr was an actor, invention, actress, and inventor. She was most prominent from 1930 to 1958. Hedy was given the name Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler on November 9th, 1914 in Vienna. She left this life on January 19th, 2000.

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Phil LaMarr is an actor, voice actor, and impressionist. He was most prominent from 1983 to present. Phil was given the name Phillip LaMarr on January 24th, 1967 in Los Angeles.

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Mark Lamarr is a comedian, radio dj, and television presenter. He was most active from 1985 to 2010. Mark was given the name Mark Jones on January 7th, 1967 in Swindon.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1918 5 0 5
1919 7 0 7
1923 11 0 11
1924 18 0 18
1925 9 0 9
1926 21 6 15
1927 7 0 7
1928 7 0 7
1929 7 0 7
1930 9 0 9
1931 6 0 6
1932 7 0 7
1933 16 0 16
1934 6 0 6
1935 8 0 8
1936 6 0 6
1937 9 0 9
1938 11 0 11
1939 23 5 18
1940 14 0 14
1941 23 0 23
1942 14 0 14
1943 11 0 11
1944 8 0 8
1945 19 0 19
1946 13 0 13
1947 19 0 19
1948 20 0 20
1949 21 0 21
1950 18 0 18
1951 26 0 26
1952 28 0 28
1953 20 0 20
1954 21 0 21
1955 17 0 17
1956 17 0 17
1957 25 0 25
1958 17 0 17
1959 20 0 20
1960 35 0 35
1961 26 0 26
1962 24 0 24
1963 19 0 19
1964 19 0 19
1965 33 0 33
1966 31 0 31
1967 26 0 26
1968 44 6 38
1969 40 0 40
1970 52 0 52
1971 47 0 47
1972 46 0 46
1973 56 0 56
1974 44 8 36
1975 48 0 48
1976 49 5 44
1977 64 0 64
1978 60 0 60
1979 69 0 69
1980 58 0 58
1981 52 0 52
1982 66 0 66
1983 69 0 69
1984 73 0 73
1985 52 0 52
1986 54 0 54
1987 52 0 52
1988 64 0 64
1989 67 0 67
1990 53 0 53
1991 50 0 50
1992 52 0 52
1993 36 0 36
1994 32 0 32
1995 34 0 34
1996 34 0 34
1997 30 0 30
1998 28 0 28
1999 41 0 41
2000 24 0 24
2001 16 0 16
2002 29 0 29
2003 24 0 24
2004 25 0 25
2005 20 0 20
2006 21 0 21
2007 27 0 27
2008 26 0 26
2009 29 0 29
2010 38 0 38
2011 28 0 28
2012 30 0 30
2013 19 0 19
2014 20 0 20
2015 21 0 21
2016 21 0 21
2017 13 0 13

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Popularity of Lamarr as a first name

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Popularity of Lamarr as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lamarr U.S.
  White 64.00% 64.26%
  African American 25.99% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.97% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 2.02% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.99% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.04% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lamarr

People with the last name Lamarr are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Lamarr

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  • How Popular is the name Lamarr? Lamarr is the 5,433rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Lamarr was the 21,184th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Lamarr have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,824 babies born with the first name Lamarr in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lamarr to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lamarr? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1918 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Lamarr first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lamarr is Sunday, July 6th, 1890.
  • What year had the most people named Lamarr born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lamarr was in 1984 with a total of 73 babies.
  • Random Lamarr Factoid: According to the 1989 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lamarr is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1989.
  • Weird things about the name Lamarr: Your name in reverse order is Rramal. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Amalrr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lamarr? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,239 people with the last name Lamarr.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lamarr? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Lamarr as their last name since less than 1 person in 238k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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