Micham History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The surname Micham is generally thought to be a local surname, derived from the place name Mitcham, County Surrey (today in the London Borough of Merton, London).

Early Origins of the Micham family

The surname Micham was first found in Surrey at Mitcham, a parish in the union of Croydon, Second division of the hundred of Wallington. "This parish, which is situated on the road to Reigate, is divided into Upper Mitcham, formerly called Whitford or Waterford, and Lower Mitcham, anciently Michelham, or "the great dwelling," a name probably derived from the district having been at an early period the residence of persons of distinction." [1]

Important Dates for the Micham family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Micham research. Another 64 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1190, 1273 and 1172 are included under the topic Early Micham History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Micham Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Mitcham, Mitchum, Micham, Michum, Mitchem, Mitchim and many more.

Early Notables of the Micham family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Micham Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Micham family to Ireland

Some of the Micham family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 66 words (5 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Micham family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: William Mecham, who came to Barbados or St. Christopher in 1635; William Mitcham, who arrived in Virginia in 1770; Christopher Mitcham, who arrived in Maryland in 1775.

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Citations

  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
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