An English, German and French surname, the name Lambert comes from a Germanic term of â€˜landâ€™ referring to territory and â€˜berhtâ€™ which means famous. In England the Old English version was originate â€˜Landbeorhtâ€ and later evolved into Lambert.
Spelling variations for Lambert are Lamberd, Lanbere, Lembert, Lamberre, Lambaire, Lembaire, Amberd, Lamberd, Ambart, Lâ€™Ambert and Lanbair.
In France the surname first appears in the Dauphine region.
In Scotland most with the Lambert surname live in Fife, Midlothian and Lanarkshire counties.
The counties of England with the greater Lambert population are Yorkshire, Lancashire and the city of London.
Lambert families in the United States primarily live in California, Illinois, Texas, Michigan, Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island, West Virginia and Ohio.
Famous: George W. T. Lambert (artist from Australia), Constant L. Lambert (music composer and conductor in England), Albert Bond Lambert (early aviation pioneer), Chris Lambert (professional baseball player), Cody Lambert (professional rodeo rider), Eleanor Lambert (fashion designer), John Lambert (automobile manufacturer pioneer) and William Lambert (19th century cricket player of England).