Higham Family History
Higham Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of the places called Higham (Lancashire Yorkshire Derbyshire Leicestershire Northamptonshire Bedfordshire Warwickshire Essex and Kent) or from Heigham in Norfolk. Most of the placenames derive from Old English hēah ‘high’ + hām ‘village homestead’ though the Norfolk placename may come from Old English hecg ‘hedge’ or hecc ‘hatch gate’ + hām.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022