When Elisha T. Lemon was born on 6 March 1840, in Ritchie, Virginia, United States, his father, George Samuel Lemon, was 51 and his mother, Nancy Gilliland, was 48. He died on 8 May 1863, at the age of 23.
nickname from Middle English lefman, lemman, leman ‘lover, sweetheart’. This is probably the chief source of the surname. There is no connection with the word denoting the citrus fruit (which is of Persian origin).
from the Middle English personal name Leman, Old English Lēofmann, from lēof ‘dear, beloved’ + mann ‘man’, the ultimate source of the name in 1 above.
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