Nils Nilsen Lemming was born in 1656, in Denmark. He married Fru Lemming in 1679, in Hjørring, Nordjylland, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 23 June 1726, in Hjørring, Nordjylland, Denmark, at the age of 70.
Danish: habitational name from any of several places called Lemming, named with lem, either ‘lamb’ or ‘limb, twig’ + the suffix -ing denoting a place, i.e. ‘the place with the lambs or twigs’.
German: from a pet form of Lambert , see Lemme .