August 7, 2014 § Leave a comment
From Hebrew, meaning “devoted to the Lord”.
VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Lem, Lemmie, Lemmy.
REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
– Lemuel Homer, the gentlemanly scholar who escorts his wife and Misses Ethel Amory and Jane Bassett around Europe, in “Poppies and Wheat”, from A Garland for Girls, by Louisa May Alcott, 1887.