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

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Origin and Meaning of Lamu

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  • A user from Canada says the name Lamu is of Unknown origin and means "This word used to be pronounced Amu (in arabic is Paternal uncle ) when the the British rule East Africa, they could not pronounce Amu instead became Lamu".
Other origins: American and Indian (Sanskrit)

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  1. An island and the historic town located on it in Kenya.

Lamu was also found in the following language(s): Swahili

Fun Facts about the name Lamu

  • How unique is the name Lamu? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Lamu was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Lamu: Your name in reverse order is Umal. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ulam. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Lamu born Sep 30, 1926

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 Northern Japan approximately on 1775. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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