Last name: ELAM

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ELAM : This last name is indexed 23,838 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

ELAM : English: habitational name from Elam Grange in Bingley (Yorkshire). It is possible that some instances of the modern surname are from Elham in Kent or a lost place called Elham in Crayford (Kent) but the strong association with Yorkshire militates against this. Elam Grange probably means ‘river pool’ from Old English ēa ‘river’ + lum(m) ‘pool’.

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