Last name: MARKHAM

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Last name frequency

MARKHAM : This last name is indexed 112,314 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

MARKHAM : 1: English: habitational name from Markham Clinton or East Markham (Nottinghamshire). The placename derives from Old English mearc ‘mark boundary’ + hām ‘village homestead’ or hamm ‘water meadow’.2: Irish: English surname used as an equivalent of Gaelic Ó Marcacháin ‘descendant of Marcachán’ a diminutive of Marcach ‘horseman rider’ (see Markey). This was originally a Galway surname but is now found mainly in Clare sometimes translated into English as Ryder.

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