Peter Lamm

Brief Life History of Peter

When Peter Lamm was born on 17 May 1663, in Langenselbold, Main-Kinzig-Kreis, Hesse, Germany, his father, Martin Lamm, was 28 and his mother, Margaretha - Lamm-, was 25. He married Catharina Reber on 12 February 1691, in Langenselbold, Hanau, Hesse-Nassau, Prussia, Germany. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He died on 20 December 1743, in Hesse, Germany, at the age of 80.

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Peter Lamm
Anna Maria Keyser
Marriage: 11 April 1709
Elizabeth Lamm
Johan Peter Lamm
Anna Margaretha Lamm
Johann Phillip Lamm

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  • Peter Lamb im Eintrag für Johann Adam Lamb, "Deutschland, Geburten und Taufen 1558-1898"

Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German lamp ‘lamb’, applied as a nickname for a meek and inoffensive person, or in some instances as a topographic or habitational name referring to a house distinguished by the sign of the paschal lamb.

Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name or an artificial from German Lamm, Yiddish lam ‘lamb’ (compare 1 above).

English: variant of Lamb .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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