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Type Surname (from location)
Other Forms FormsHamm

Meaning & History

Anglo-Saxon meaning the home stead, many places in England. One who came from Hamm in North-Rhine Westphalia, or one who came from Ham in Caithness Scotland's most northerly county. In Scotland this surname devires from the Norse word "Hami", meaning homestead.
Added 3/23/2018 by Mobyfan2001
Edited 3/4/2020 by Mike C and Mobyfan2001