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Origin and popularity of the name DERHAM


Derham : 1: English: habitational name from Dearham in Cumbria East and West Dereham in Norfolk or Dyrham in Gloucestershire named from Old English dēor ‘deer’ + hām ‘settlement homestead’ or hamm ‘enclosed land water meadow’.2: Irish (mainly Dublin Drogheda and Cork): of English origin but MacLysaght takes this to be a variant of Durham.

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

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