Lam and its various forms may refer to:


  • Lām, a letter of the Arabic alphabet




Lam as family nameEdit

  • Adrian Lam (born 1970), a Papua New Guinean-Australian rugby league footballer and coach
  • Alfonso Lam Liu (born 1969/1970), a Mexican drug lord
  • Lam Bun (1930–1967), a radio commentator at Commercial Radio Hong Kong
  • Lam Bun-Ching (born 1954), a composer, pianist, and conductor
  • Carrie Lam (politician) (born 1958), a civil servant from Hong Kong, currently the Chief Executive of Hong Kong S.A.R.
  • Lam Chi-chung (born 1976), a Hong Kong actor
  • Lam Chih Bing (born 1976), a Singaporean professional golfer
  • Lam Ching-ying (1952–1997), a Hong Kong stuntman, actor, film producer, action director and director.
  • Lam Chiu Ying (born 1949), SBS, a Hong Kong meteorologist, bird-watcher, conservationist and blogger
  • Gabriel Lam (born 1933), Vicar Capitular of Hong Kong Catholic church from July 1974 to July 1975
  • George Lam (born 1947), a Hong Kong-based veteran Cantopop singer, also known professionally by his surname Lam
  • Hai (video gamer) (born Hai Du Lam), an American League of Legends player
  • Hai Lam (footballer), a Norwegian football defender
  • Lam Hin Chung, a Hong Kong fencer
  • Lam Ho Ching (born 1998), a Hong Kong female acrobatic gymnast
  • Lam Joi-pau (born 1950), also known as Lin Tzay-peir, a Taiwanese actor and television presenter
  • Lam Hok Hei (born 1991), a Hong Kong professional football player who plays for Hong Kong side South China
  • Lam Jones (1958–2019), an American sprinter and American football player
  • Lam Ka-Tung (born 1967), a Hong Kong actor
  • Lam Ka Wai (born 1985), a Hong Kong professional footballer
  • Lam Kam San (born 1971), a Macanese racing driver
  • Karena Lam (born 1978), a Taiwanese Canadian, actress and singer based in Hong Kong
  • Pat Lam (born 1968), a Samoan-New Zealand rugby union player and coach
  • Samantha Lam (singer) (born 1963), a Hong Kong singer and songwriter
  • Sanderson Lam (born 1994), a professional English snooker player
  • Tsit Yuen Lam (born 1942), a Chinese-American mathematician
  • Wai-Ching Lam, an ophthalmologist
  • Wifredo Lam (born 1902), a Cuban artist

Lam as given nameEdit

  • Lam Adesina (1939–2012), an educator who became governor of Oyo State in Nigeria
  • Lam Akol (born 1950), a South Sudanese politician of Shilluk descent
  • Lam Dorji (born 1933), a Chief Operations Officer (COO) of the Royal Bhutan Army (RBA) from 1964 to 2005


  • Lam., a standard botanical author abbreviation for Jean-Baptiste Lamarck (1744–1829), French naturalist
  • Lin (surname) (林), Lam in Cantonese
    • Lâm, Vietnamese equivalent of Lin
  • Lan (surname 蓝), Lam in Cantonese and Hakka




  • Lam Ieng, a Macau football club
  • Lam Eng Rubber, a Malaysian manufacturer of natural rubber
  • Lam Research, semiconductor equipment company
  • Monts de Lam, a department of Chad
  • Libraries, archives, and museums, an alternate formulation of the GLAM industry classification denoting publicly accountable institutions collecting cultural heritage materials

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