Type Surname (from location)
Other Forms FormsHamm
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Contributor Contrib.Mobyfan2001 on 3/23/2018
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.