Last name: KIRKHAM

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KIRKHAM : This last name is indexed 56,427 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

KIRKHAM : 1: English (mainly northwestern): habitational name from any of the places in Lancashire and East Yorkshire named Kirkham. The placenames derive from Old Norse kirkja ‘church’ + Old English hām ‘village homestead’ or Old Norse heim ‘homestead estate’.2: Possibly an altered form of German Kirchham a habitational name from either of two places called Kirchham in Austria or Bavaria.

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