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Lemon 1
Type Surname (from given name)
Other Forms FormsLefman, Leofman, Leoghman, Leofmann, Leoghmann, Lefmann

Meaning & History

English: from the Middle English personal name Lefman, Old English Leofman, composed of the elements leof ‘dear’, ‘beloved’ + mann ‘man’, ‘person’. This came to be used as a nickname for a lover or sweetheart, from Middle English lem(m)an. There is no connection with the word denoting the citrus fruit (which is of Persian origin).
Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Lamont.
Added 6/9/2016 by LMS
Edited 6/17/2016 by LMS

Lemon 2
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Type Surname (from nickname)
Pronounced Pron. Lem-on
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Meaning & History

This surname is a Middle English personal name Lefman, Old English Leofman, composed of the elements leof ‘dear’, ‘beloved’, and mann ‘man’, person. This surname came to be used as a nickname for a lover or sweetheart, from Middle English Lemman.
Added 8/13/2020 by Kate