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- (surname): Boram
Two possible origins:
- The villages in Cambridgeshire and Suffolk are named with Old English beorg (“hill”) + hām (“homestead”).
- The village in Kent is probably named with the Old English personal name Beora, a derivative of bera (“bear”), + hām (“homestead”).
- (uncountable) A placename:
- A village in Barham and Woolley parish, Huntingdonshire district, Cambridgeshire, England (OS grid ref TL1375).
- A village and civil parish in Canterbury district, Kent, England (OS grid ref TR2050).
- A village and civil parish in Mid Suffolk district, Suffolk, England (OS grid ref TM1451).
- A town in Riverina district, New South Wales, Australia.
- (countable) A habitational surname from Old English.
- According to the 2010 United States Census, Barham is the 5547th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 6266 individuals. Barham is most common among White (79.25%) and Black/African American (15.51%) individuals.
- Hanks, Patrick, editor (2003), “Barham”, in Dictionary of American Family Names, volume 1, New York City: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 101.