Name Element HAM (2)

TYPE: Word

Meaning & History

Old English word meaning "water meadow, enclosure".
SURNAME DESCENDANTS: Farnham, Hamm, Hampton, Varnham (English)
PLACE NAME DESCENDANT: Farnham (English)
SAME SPELLING: ham (1)

Sources & References

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