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SOURCE: Occupation, Given Name & Location
PRONOUNCED: lamb-ont (Scottish)
OTHER FORMS: Lamond, Lamant
CONTRIBUTOR: anonymous on 4/30/2013
Meaning & History
Scottish and northern Irish: from the medieval personal name Lagman
, which is from Old Norse Logmaðr
, composed of log
, plural of lag
‘law’ (from leggja
‘to lay down’) + maðr
, ‘man’ (genitive manns).
French: habitational name from places called Amont, in Haute-Saône and Haute-Vienne.