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Type Surname (from location)
Usage English
Other Forms FormsNorthen, Northern, Northerne, Northyn, Northryn, Northene

Meaning & History

habitational namefrom Northam (Devon) Northam Farm in Brean (Somerset) Northam in Southampton (Hampshire) or a lost Northam in Redbridge Hundred Hampshire. The place names derive from Old English north "north northern" and ham "village homestead" or hamm "water meadow".
Added 6/12/2023 by Paradiso36