Last name: LANGHAM

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LANGHAM : This last name is indexed 21,883 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

LANGHAM : English: habitational name from Langham (Dorset Norfolk Rutland Lincolnshire and Suffolk) or Longham (Norfolk). The Dorset and Rutland placenames probably derive from Old English lang ‘long’ + hamm ‘water meadow’. The Suffolk placename and Langham in Norfolk derive from Old English lang + hām ‘village homestead’. The Lincolnshire placename derives from Old English lang or Old Norse langr ‘long’ + Old Norse holmr ‘island’. Longham in Norfolk derives from an Old English personal name Lāwa + the Old English groupname suffix -ingas (genitive -inga-) + hām.

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