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The nationality of Lamar can be very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Lamar may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname came in to being naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on professions, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).

Lamar Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Lamar come may come from a craft, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these profession-based surnames might be a profession in another language. Because of this it is useful to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many names like Lamar originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so on. Often these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".

Lamar Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Lamar were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Lamar. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Lamar surname are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Last names like Lamar transform in their spelling as they travel across communities, family lines, and countries across time.

Last names similar to Lamar

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