Name Element HAM (1)

TypeWord

Meaning & History

Old English word meaning "home, estate, settlement".

Related Items

Other Languages & Culturesheim Ancient Germanic heimr Ancient Scandinavian
Given Name DescendantsHama Anglo-Saxon Mythology Graeme, Graham, Tatum, Grahame English Graeme, Graham, Grahame Scottish
Place Name DescendantsBurnham, Debenham, Farnham, Grantham, Tatham, Wickham, Wortham, Wymondham English
Same Spellingham (2)

Sources & References

  • Bosworth and Toller, An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary (1898), page 506
Entry updated May 31, 2018   Contribute