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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Lemar

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  • A submission from Saudi Arabia says the name Lemar means "Keep looking unto God." and is of African origin.
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Notable Persons Named Lemar

Lemar is a musician. His ongoing career started in 2001. Lemar was given the name Lemar Obika on April 4th, 1978.

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Lemar Parrish is a football player for the Cincinnati Bengals, Washington Redskins, and Buffalo Bills. His career lasted from 1970 to 1982. Lemar was born on December 13th, 1947 in West Palm Beach, Florida.

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Lemar Durant is a football player for the Calgary Stampeders. Lemar was born on August 20th, 1992 in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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Lemar Marshall is an american football player. Lemar was born on December 17th, 1976 in Cincinnati.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Lemar

Thomas Lemar is a soccer player for the AS Monaco FC, Solidarité Scolaire (Baie-Mahault), Stade Malherbe Caen, France national under-17 football team, France national under-18 football team, and France national under-19 football team. Thomas was born on November 12th, 1995 in Baie-Mahault.

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Lemar is a musician. His ongoing career started in 2001. Lemar was given the name Lemar Obika on April 4th, 1978.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1900 6 0 6
1912 8 0 8
1913 9 0 9
1914 11 0 11
1915 10 0 10
1916 11 0 11
1917 12 0 12
1918 10 0 10
1919 12 0 12
1920 14 0 14
1921 8 0 8
1922 8 0 8
1923 7 0 7
1924 13 0 13
1925 13 0 13
1926 16 0 16
1927 16 0 16
1928 5 0 5
1929 10 0 10
1930 16 0 16
1931 17 0 17
1932 16 0 16
1933 16 0 16
1934 24 0 24
1935 15 0 15
1936 8 0 8
1937 10 0 10
1938 11 0 11
1939 10 0 10
1940 17 0 17
1941 5 0 5
1942 11 0 11
1943 18 0 18
1944 16 0 16
1945 9 0 9
1946 8 0 8
1947 7 0 7
1948 8 0 8
1949 9 0 9
1950 15 0 15
1951 6 0 6
1952 15 0 15
1953 13 0 13
1954 18 0 18
1955 9 0 9
1956 10 0 10
1957 14 0 14
1958 13 0 13
1959 8 0 8
1960 14 0 14
1961 15 0 15
1962 13 0 13
1963 13 0 13
1964 5 0 5
1965 13 0 13
1966 17 0 17
1967 10 0 10
1968 25 0 25
1969 10 0 10
1970 20 0 20
1971 11 0 11
1972 11 0 11
1973 15 0 15
1974 15 0 15
1975 9 0 9
1976 17 0 17
1977 26 0 26
1978 51 0 51
1979 55 0 55
1980 44 0 44
1981 41 0 41
1982 37 0 37
1983 35 0 35
1984 36 0 36
1985 44 0 44
1986 40 0 40
1987 33 0 33
1988 47 0 47
1989 44 0 44
1990 25 0 25
1991 31 0 31
1992 26 0 26
1993 19 0 19
1994 10 0 10
1995 19 0 19
1996 15 0 15
1997 17 0 17
1998 18 0 18
1999 25 0 25
2000 15 0 15
2001 13 0 13
2002 9 0 9
2003 24 0 24
2004 11 0 11
2005 18 0 18
2006 19 0 19
2007 14 0 14
2008 15 0 15
2009 17 0 17
2010 11 0 11
2011 12 0 12
2012 23 0 23
2013 9 0 9
2014 16 0 16
2015 9 0 9
2016 19 0 19
2017 13 0 13

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Popularity of Lemar as a first name

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Popularity of Lemar as a last name

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Common first names for Lemar

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lemar U.S.
  White 70.19% 64.26%
  African American 20.19% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.46% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.56% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.89% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.72% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lemar

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

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Fun Facts about the name Lemar

  • How Popular is the name Lemar? Lemar is the 7,222nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Lemar was the 23,515th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Lemar have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,809 babies born with the first name Lemar in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lemar to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lemar? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1900 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Lemar first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lemar is Friday, November 3rd, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Lemar born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lemar was in 1979 with a total of 55 babies.
  • Random Lemar Factoid: According to the 1983 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lemar is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 1983.
  • Weird things about the name Lemar: Your name in reverse order is Ramel. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mrlae. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lemar? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,080 people with the last name Lemar.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lemar? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Lemar as their last name since less than 1 person in 270k 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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