Rotherham Family History
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Rotherham Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Rotherham in South Yorkshire, named as ‘homestead or village (Old English ham) on the river Rother’, a Celtic river name meaning ‘chief river’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Cockerham, Derham, Frothingham, Gotham, Gorham, Brotherton, Perham