William Lamb married Mary Hewes before 1680, in Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. He died on 15 January 1689, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America.
English: from the Middle English personal name Lamb, a pet form of Lambert .
English: nickname for a meek and inoffensive person, from Middle English lamb, or a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of lambs. See also Lamm .
Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Luain ‘descendant of the warrior’, formerly Anglicized as O'Loan (see Lane 3). MacLysaght comments: "The form Lamb(e), which results from a more than usually absurd pseudo-translation (uan ‘lamb’), is now much more numerous than O'Loan itself.".