When Albert Lemon was born in 1838, in Rockbridge, Virginia, United States, his father, James G Lemon, was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth Tolley, was 29. He lived in Ritchie, Virginia, United States in 1850. He died on 21 October 1859, at the age of 21.
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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