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Type Surname (from location)
Usage English
Other Forms FormsSouthern, Sotherton, Sotherne, Sotheron

Meaning & History

habitational name primarily from Southam (Warwickshire) and occasionally from Southam (Gloucestershire) from Old English suth "south southern" and ham "village homestead" meaning "the southern farmstead".
Added 6/12/2023 by Paradiso36