Last name origins & meanings:
- English: (of Norman origin) habitational name from any of the
places in northern France called La Mare ‘the pond’.
- English: possibly a
topographic name from Anglo-Norman French de la ‘from the’ +
Middle English mere ‘pond’ or more ‘marsh’,
‘moor’. Delamere Forest in Cheshire, ‘forest of the lake (Old English
mere)’ may also account for some examples of the surname.
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