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The name Lamar is of Latin origin, and means the sea.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Lamar has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Lamar
Use of the Name Lamar for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
28,796 19,391 11,289 2,725 1,300 488 258
The table below indicates the number of times the name Lamar has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Lamar first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1885, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Lamar
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188551314  
1886    
18877937  
18888767  
1889    
1890    
1891    
189272110  
189368210  
189470210  
189572610  
18969387  
189753915  
189872310  
189960012  
190063916  
190155014  
190256915  
1903    
190478710  
190562615  
190657817  
190741331  
190860219  
190958521  
191047634  
191156929  
191255752  
191349378  
191449598  
1915492126  
1916434170  
1917441165  
1918470160  
1919465164  
1920447182  
1921462178  
1922442190  
1923416209  
1924399233  
1925383242  
1926405218  
1927399225  
1928384233  
1929394216  
1930378226  
1931382214  
1932367228  
1933344244  
1934368219  
1935366218  
1936390197  
1937367220  
1938387212  
1939390210  
1940395209  
1941388221  
1942410223  
1943390244  
1944402223  
1945427195  
1946433215  
1947410277  
1948404284  
1949415267  
1950406277  
1951405281  
1952418276  
1953433267  
1954423286  
1955439282  
1956458272  
1957458283  
1958486259  
1959475271  
1960488266  
1961488261  
1962492259  
1963529226  
1964493256  
1965497237  
1966508221  
1967470261  
1968437302  
1969444312  
1970408397  
1971408392  
1972382424  
1973420346  
1974441322  
1975441322  
1976407361  
1977348515  
1978350480  
1979325575  
1980313610  
1981327586  
1982343548  
1983320599  
1984340548  
1985348534  
1986325615  
1987334613  
1988323668  
1989325734  
1990350691  
1991414547  
1992444496  
1993511403  
1994530372  
1995587305  
1996605295  
1997575322  
1998681250  
1999669253  
2000639284  
2001648287  
2002731241  
2003761230  
2004725258  
Totals:  28,796 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Lamar as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Lamar appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 115 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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