Denholm Family History
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Denholm Name Meaning
Scottish: habitational name from a place in southern Scotland near Hawick, so named from Old English denu ‘valley’ + holm ‘piece of dry land in a fen’ (see Holme 2). English: habitational name from Denholme in West Yorkshire, so named from Old English denu ‘valley’ + Old Norse holmr ‘water meadow’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press