Lyman Origin and Meaning

The name Lyman is a boy's name of English origin meaning "meadow-dweller".

Almost as passé as Hyman.

# 949 in the US

Lyman Rank in US Top 1000

Famous People Named Lyman

  • Lyman Frank BaumAmerican children's novelist
  • Lyman Hallsigner of the U.S. Declaration of Independence, governor of Georgia
  • Lyman WightAmerican Mormon leader
  • Lyman Strong SpitzerJr, American physicist and astronomer
  • Lyman Poore Duff8th chief justice of the Canadian Supreme Court
  • Lyman TrumbullU.S. Senator from Illinois, co,author of the 13th Amendment
  • Lyman Louis Lemnitzerformer chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Dwight Lyman MoodyAmerican evangelist and publisher, founder of Moody Bible Institute

Lyman in Pop Culture

  • Lyman Bannercharacter in anime "Yu,Gi,Oh! GX"
  • Lymandiscontinued character in the "Garfield" comic strip
  • Josh Lymancharacter on TV's "The West Wing"

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