John Lamb

Male17 March 1582–

Brief Life History of John

When John Lamb was christened on 17 March 1582, in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Alexander Lamb, was 26 and his mother, Janet Cunningham, was 29. He married Marione Forrest about 1605, in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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John Lamb
1582–
Marione Forrest
1582–
Marriage: about 1605
Bessie Lambe
1606–

Sources (3)

  • John Lamb, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Johne Lamb in entry for Elspeth Lamb, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Johne Lamb in entry for Elspeth Lamb, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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  • Marriage
    about 1605Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (5)

    Name Meaning

    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.".

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

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