Swetnam Family History
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Swetnam Name Meaning
Reduced form of English Swetenham, Swettenham, or Sweetnam, a habitational name from Swettenham in Cheshire, named from the genitive of the Old English personal name Sweta + ham ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘enclosure hemmed in by water’, ‘water meadow’, ‘land in a riverbend’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press