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Where did the French Lemon family come from? What is the French Lemon family crest and coat of arms? When did the Lemon family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Lemon family history?


Spelling variations of this family name include: Lamont, Lamon, Lamond, Lamonde, Lamonte and others.

First found in Brittany.


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lemon research. More information is included under the topic Early Lemon History in all our PDF Extended History products.


Another 261 words(19 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lemon Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lemon Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century

  • Wm Lemon, who landed in Virginia in 1647
  • Will Lemon, who landed in Virginia in 1652
  • Edward Lemon, who landed in New Jersey in 1675

Lemon Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century

  • Henry Lemon, who arrived in Virginia in 1701
  • Ben ja Lemon, who landed in Virginia in 1711
  • James Lemon, who landed in New England in 1727
  • Samuel Lemon, who landed in New England in 1727

Lemon Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century

  • Hugh Lemon, who landed in Maryland in 1802
  • Daniel Lemon, aged 37, landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1809
  • Moses Lemon, who landed in South Carolina in 1813
  • William Lemon, aged 17, arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1824
  • Stewart Lemon, who arrived in New York in 1827


  • Meadow "Meadowlark" Lemon (b. 1933), American basketball player who has played 16,000 games with the Harlem Globetrotters, inductee of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (2003)
  • Robert Granville "Bob" Lemon (1920-2000), American Major League Baseball pitcher, member of the Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Chester Earl "Chet" Lemon (1955-1975), American former Major League Baseball outfielder who played from 1975 through 1990
  • Cleo "Cleonardo" Lemon Jr. (b. 1979), American former NFL football quarterback
  • Mark Lemon (1809-1870), English writer, editor and humorist
  • Sir Ernest John Hutchings Lemon (1884-1954), English Engineer and later Vice-President of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway


  • The Lemon and Cox Ancestors of Harriet Caroline Lemon by Arthur Channing Downs.

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  2. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
  3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  4. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
  5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  6. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
  7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  11. ...

The Lemon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lemon Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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