Last name: ORAM

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ORAM : This last name is indexed 35,795 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

ORAM : English:: 1: variant of Orme with breaking of the consonant cluster /rm/.2: variant of Owram a habitational name from Ulrome (East Yorkshire). The placename probably derives from the Old English personal name Wulfhere + hām ‘village homestead’.3: variant of Horam a habitational name from Horam in Herstmonceux (Sussex) or Horham (Suffolk). The etymology of Horam in Sussex is uncertain; Horham in Suffolk means ‘dirty or muddy homestead’ from Old English horh horu ‘dirt filth’ + hām ‘homestead’.4: habitational name from Oreham in Henfield (Sussex). The placename derives from Old English ōra ‘bank slope hill edge’ + hām ‘village homestead’ or hamm ‘water meadow’.

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