EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Cantonese (lam4). Doublet of Lin and Lim.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Lam (plural Lams)

  1. A surname​.

StatisticsEdit

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Lam is the 611st most common surname in the United States, belonging to 55554 individuals. Lam is most common among Asian/Pacific Islander (87.99%) individuals.

AnagramsEdit


PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Lam.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Lam m pers or f

  1. A masculine surname​.
  2. A feminine surname​.

DeclensionEdit

Masculine surname:

The feminine surname is indeclinable.

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit


TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

Romanization of Cantonese (lam4)

Proper nounEdit

Lam

  1. A Filipino-Chinese surname of Cantonese origin.

StatisticsEdit

According to data collected by Forebears in 2014, Lam is the 1,559th most common surname in the Philippines, occurring in 6,896 individuals.