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Early Origins of the Baham family

The surname Baham was first found in Germany, where the name Behem became noted for its many branches with the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. Over time, the family became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility.

Early History of the Baham family

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Baham Spelling Variations

One can encounter great variation in the spelling of surnames: in early times, spelling in general, and thus the spelling of names was not yet standardized; and later, spellings would change with branching and movement of families. Variations of the name Baham include Behem, Behemm, Beheme, Behemme, Behemms, Behemes, Behen, Beham, Behamm, Behame, Behamme, Behamms, Behams, Behaim, Bahem, Baehem, Bahemm, Baehemm, Baheme, Baeheme, Bahemme, Baehemme, Bahemms, Baehemms, Bahemes, Baehemes, Bahen, Baehen, Baham, Baeham, Bahamm, Baehamm, Bahame, Baehame, Bahamme, Baehamme, Bahamms, Baehamms, Bahames and many more.

Early Notables of the Baham family (pre 1700)

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United States Baham migration to the United States +

Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Baham were among those contributors:

Baham Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Frohlich Baham, aged 23, who arrived in America from Brazil, in 1905
  • Timothy A. Baham, aged 28, who arrived in America in 1918

Contemporary Notables of the name Baham (post 1700) +

  • Roy Curtis Baham (b. 1963), American NFL football player for the Seattle Seahawks in 1987
  • Frank M. Baham, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for New York State Assembly from Erie County 7th District, 1911 on Facebook