Lamar: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Lamar

Derived from the Old French “la mare,” which means “the pool.” Funny, ’cause that’s exactly where your little Lamar will likely beg to go, every single day of the summer.

Nicknames:

Mar.

Famous people named Lamar:

Basketball player Lamar Odom; actor/singer Lamar Alford; U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander; U.S. Congressman Lamar Seeligson Smith; football team owner Lamar Hunt.

Fun facts:

Rapper Young Thug's given name is Jeffrey Lamar Williams.

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