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Meaning and Origin of: Ketcham

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First name origins & meanings:

  • American : Place name: Ketchum, Idaho

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : perhaps a habitational name from Kitcham in Devon, but more likely a reduced form of Kitchenham, a habitational name from a place so named in East Sussex.
  • Edward Ketcham (d. 1655) immigrated from Cambridge, England, to Massachusetts Bay Colony in about 1629–30, and subsequently moved to Stratford, CT.