Canham Family History
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Canham Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place in Suffolk called Cavenham (of which this is a reduced form), from the genitive case of an unattested Old English byname Cafna (from caf ‘bold’, ‘active’) + Old English ham ‘homestead’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Basham, Barham, Langham, Clapham, Winham, Dunham, Tatham, Branham