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old english (anglo-saxon)
Tathaim / Tateham

This name is of Anglo-Saxon origin, and is a locational surname deriving from the place called “Tatham” in Lancashire near Lancaster. The placename is recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086 as “Tathaim”, and in the Fines Court Rolls of Lancashire for 1202 as “Tateham”, meaning “Tata's homestead”. The name derives from the Old English personal name “Tata” and “Ham”, a settlement, farm or homestead.

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