Last name: NEEDHAM

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NEEDHAM : This last name is indexed 119,788 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

NEEDHAM : 1: English: habitational name from any of various places so named such as High Needham in Hartington (Derbyshire) Needham in Elm (Cambridgeshire) Needham (Norfolk) Needham in Yaxley Needham Street in Gazeley or Needham Market (all in Suffolk). These places are named with Old English nēd ‘need hardship’ + hām ‘homestead’ denoting a place that provided a poor living.2: Irish (County Mayo): Anglicized form of Ó Niadh see Nee.

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