When Charles Lamb was born on 4 December 1799, in Wells, Rutland, Vermont, United States, his father, Rev Shubael Lamb Sr, was 28 and his mother, Clarisa Bushnell, was 19. He married Elizabeth Grover on 15 March 1831, in Wells, Rutland, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Middletown Springs, Rutland, Vermont, United States in 1850 and Vermont, United States in 1870. He died on 11 December 1876, in Middletown, Andover, Windsor, Vermont, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Middletown Springs Cemetery, Middletown Springs, Rutland, Vermont, United States.
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.".
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