Diminutive of Lemuel, Hebrew
"devoted to God"

Lem Origin and Meaning

The name Lem is boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "devoted to God".
Lem is a corn-cob pipe-smoking, back porch-rocking nickname name. But we predict as Sam and Gus become ho-hum, more parents will look to Lem.

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Famous People Named Lem

  • Lemuel "Lem" Barney (born 1945)American football player
  • Lem Billings (1916–1981)John F. Kennedy's friend
  • Lem Burnham (born 1947)American football player
  • Lem Cross (1872–1930)American Major League Baseball player
  • George Lewis "Lem" Davis (1914–1970)American jazz saxophonist
  • Anton Lemuel Lem Dobbs (born 1959)British,American screenwriter
  • Lemuel Lem Johnson (1909–1989)American jazz saxophonist
  • Thomas Lemuel Lem Johns (1925–2014)American Secret Service agent present during the assassination of John F. Kennedy
  • Lem T. JonesJr. (1924–1995), American politician
  • Lem Overpeck (1911–2003)American politician, Lieutenant Governor of South Dakota
  • Lem Tucker (1938–1991)American journalist
  • Lem Winchester (1928–1961)American jazz vibraphone player
  • Stanisław LemPolish writer of science fiction, author of ''Solaris''

Lem in Pop Culture

  • Lem Hewittcharacter from the TV show Better Off Ted
  • Lemminor character in the TV show Arrested Development
  • Lem Grahamson of Ben and Ma Graham from "Love Comes Softly" series
  • 3836 Lema minor planet