Meaning and Origin of: Markham
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Boy name origins & meanings:
- English : Homebody
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Family name origins & meanings:
- English : habitational name from a place in Nottinghamshire, named in Old English as ‘homestead at a (district) boundary’, from mearc ‘boundary’ + hām ‘homestead’.
- Irish : English surname used as an equivalent of Gaelic Ó Marcacháin ‘descendant of Marcachán’, a diminutive of Marcach (see Markey). This is a Galway surname, which is sometimes ‘translated’ as Ryder.