Last name: HIGHAM

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HIGHAM : This last name is indexed 46,628 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

HIGHAM : English: habitational name from any of the places called Higham (Lancashire Yorkshire Derbyshire Leicestershire Northamptonshire Bedfordshire Warwickshire Essex and Kent) or from Heigham in Norfolk. Most of the placenames derive from Old English hēah ‘high’ + hām ‘village homestead’ though the Norfolk placename may come from Old English hecg ‘hedge’ or hecc ‘hatch gate’ + hām.

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