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Lam and its various forms may refer to:


  • Lām, a letter of the Arabic alphabet


  • Laguna Art Museum, a museum located in Laguna Beach, California, on Pacific Coast Highway
  • L'Esquerda Archaeological Museum, located in Roda de Ter, was opened in 1988 as a place to house the material from the archaeological excavations at the L'Esquerda site and bring the findings closer to the public
  • The collection code of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
  • Lam Brook, a stream in the West Country of England, which rises in a number of springs on the southern end of the Cotswold Hills and runs in a generally southerly direction for approximately 2.5 miles (4.0 km) before joining the river Avon at Lambridge in Bath
  • Lam Chau, one of the two original islands that made up the site of the current Hong Kong International Airport
  • Lam Kee Ferry, a ferry services provider in Hong Kong. It served the Sai Wan Ho to Tung Lung Island route
  • Latin America, the group of territories and countries in the Americas where Romance languages are spoken
  • Los Alamos County Airport, whose airport identifier code is "LAM"



  • Lam Adesina (1939–2012), educator who became governor of Oyo State in Nigeria on 29 May 1999 as a member of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) party
  • Lam Akol (born 1950), Ajawin is a South Sudanese politician of Shilluk descent
  • Lam Bun (1930–1967), radio commentator at Commercial Radio Hong Kong who was fiercely critical of leftists. He was assassinated during the Hong Kong 1967 riots, becoming an icon of freedom of speech in Hong Kong
  • Lam Bun-Ching (born 1954), composer, pianist, and conductor
  • Lam Chi-chung (born 1976), Hong Kong actor
  • Lam Chih Bing (born 1976), Singaporean professional golfer
  • Lam Ching-ying (1952–1997), 1983 Prodigal Son (Won) 1984 Winners and Sinners (Won) 1986 My Lucky Stars (Nominated)
  • Lam Chiu Ying (born 1949), SBS, also known by the nickname Black Ying (Chinese: 黑英; pinyin: Hēi Yīng), is 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
  • Samantha Lam (singer) (born 1963), singer and songwriter; In 1982, the television station RTHK awarded one of her songs, "Feelings of a Passage"
  • Lam Hin Chung, Hong Kong fencer. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he competed in the Men's sabre, but was defeated in the first round
  • Lam Ho Ching (born 1998), Hong Kong female acrobatic gymnast. With partners Carmen Gast and Ho Ching Lam, Lam Ho Ching competed in the 2014 Acrobatic Gymnastics World Championships
  • Lam Joi-pau (born 1950), also known as Lin Tzay-peir, Taiwanese actor and television presenter
  • Lam Hok Hei (born 1991), Hong Kong professional football player who plays for Hong Kong side South China
  • Lam Dorji (born 1933), Chief Operations Officer (COO) of the Royal Bhutan Army (RBA) from 1964 to 2005. He was succeeded by Batoo Tshering on 1 November 2005
  • Lam Jones (born 1958), former American sprinter and former American football player. He won a gold medal in the 4x100 meter relay at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal
  • Lam Ka-Tung (born 1967), a Hong Kong actor known for his supporting roles in films from the likes of Andrew Lau to Johnnie To
  • Lam Ka Wai (born 1985), Hong Kong professional footballer.He is one of the best of Hong Kong's next generation of footballers
  • Lam Kam San (born 1971), Macanese racing driver previously competing in the World Touring Car Championship driver, where he made his debut in 2013
  • Lady Anne Monson (1726–1776), English botanist and collector of plants and insects
  • Lalla Aisha Mubarka (1600s–1716), . She had an acknowledged influence over the affairs of state through her personal influence over the sultan. Some Europeans are said to have called her the "Empress of Morocco"
  • Lady Augusta Murray (1768–1830), first wife of Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex, the sixth son of George III. As their marriage was in contravention of the Royal Marriages Act 1772, it was considered legally void, and she could not be styled as the Duchess of Sussex
  • Hai (video gamer), born Hai Du Lam, American League of Legends player


  • Jean-Baptiste Lamarck (1744–1829), French naturalist
  • L. Arthur Minnich, born in Lorain, Ohio, and graduated from Princeton University in 1940. After serving in the army during World War II he earned a doctorate in history from Cornell University and then taught history at Lafayette College from 1948 to 1952
  • Lin (surname) (林), Lam in Cantonese
  • Lan (surname 蓝), Lam in Cantonese and Hakka
  • Adrian Lam (born 1970), Papua New Guinean-Australian rugby league footballer and coach
  • Carrie Lam (politician) (born 1958), civil servant from Hong Kong, currently the Chief Secretary for Administration of Hong Kong Government
  • George Lam (born 1947), a Hong Kong-based veteran Cantopop singer, also known professionally by his surname Lam
  • Karena Lam (born 1978), Taiwanese Canadian, actress and singer based in Hong Kong
  • Tsit Yuen Lam (born 1942), Chinese-American mathematician




  • Lady Arundel's Manchet, a traditional version of a manchet, a traditional English yeast bread from Sussex
  • LakeView Asset Management, an American investment consultancy, specializing in customized account management for high-net-worth individuals and Asset Management
  • Lamborghini, an Italian brand and manufacturer of luxury sports cars
  • Lam Ieng, a Macau football club, which plays in the town of Macau. They play in the Macau's first division, the Campeonato da 1ª Divisão do Futebol
  • Lam Eng Rubber, a Malaysian manufacturer of natural rubber
  • Lamu the Invader Girl, a fictional character from the manga and anime series Urusei Yatsura whose name is sometimes romanized as "Lam"
  • 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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