Barnum Family History
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Barnum Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of various places called Barnham, for example in Norfolk, Suffolk, and West Sussex. They are probably all named with the Old English byname Beorn(a) (see Barnes 2) or Old English beorn ‘warrior’ + ham ‘homestead’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Barham, Barnes, Borum, Harcum, Barney, Varnum, Baum, Narum, Marum