John Lamb

31 August 1816–

The Life of John

When John Lamb was born on 31 August 1816, his father, Reverend John Lamb, was 30 and his mother, Urania Minton, was 24.

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Reverend John Lamb
1786–1827
Urania Minton
1792–
John Lamb
1816–
William Jordan Lamb
1820–1859
Harriet P. Lamb
1828–1904

Parents and Siblings

    Reverend John Lamb

    Male1786–1827Male

    Female1792–Female

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Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English lamb, a nickname for a meek and inoffensive person, or a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of lambs. See also Lamm .2 English: from a short form of the personal name Lambert .3 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Luain ( see Lane 3). MacLysaght comments: ‘The form Lamb(e), which results from a more than usually absurd pseudotranslation (uan ‘lamb’), is now much more numerous than O’Loan itself.’

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

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