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Habitational surname from any of various places in northern England, from the dative plural form of Old Norse hlaða (storehouse, barn).

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Latham (countable and uncountable, plural Lathams)

  1. (countable) A surname from Old Norse.
  2. (uncountable) A placename, from the surname:
    1. A suburb of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia.
    2. A small town in the Mid West Region, Western Australia, Australia.
    3. A village in Logan County, Illinois, United States.
    4. A city in Butler County, Kansas, United States.
    5. A hamlet in Albany County, New York, United States.
    6. An unincorporated community in Pike County, Ohio, United States.
    7. An unincorporated community in Moniteau County, Missouri, United States.
    8. An unincorporated community in Lane County, Oregon, United States.
    9. An unincorporated community in Weakley County, Tennessee, United States.


  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Olaya is the 1693rd most common surname in the United States, belonging to 21277 individuals. Latham is most common among White (79.03%) and Black/African American (16.05%) individuals.

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