A surname that originated from a place name. Used during the 19th century in honor of Robert E. Lee, Confederate general during the Civil War. Widely used since its debut on the popularity chart. Fell out of the top 500 in 2001. Particularly common as a middle name for both males and females. , Meadow. Surname or given name.

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