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Origin and popularity of the name CHEATHAM

Origin

Cheatham : English: habitational name from a place in Lancashire called Cheetham apparently named with Celtic cēd ‘wood’ + Old English hām ‘homestead’.

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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Geographic distribution of the 8,486 individuals with the name CHEATHAM on Geneanet.

 

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    Variants of name CHEATHAM

    CHATHAM CHEETHAM CHETHAM