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Milham Early Origins



The surname Milham was first found in Mid Norfolk at Mileham, a village mid way between East Dereham and Fakenham. The village dates back to the Dopmesday Book where it was listed as Meleham and literally meant "homestead or village with a mill," having derived from the Old English words myln + ham. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
Mileham Castle near the site of the Roman Camp is one of the largest motte and bailey castles in Norfolk. The castle was constructed in about 1100 and the ruins can still be seen today.

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Milham Spelling Variations


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Milham Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Mileham, Milham, Millham, Millham and others.

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Milham Early History


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Milham Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Milham research. Another 139 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Milham History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Milham Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Milham Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Milham Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Winnie Milham, aged 17, who landed in America, in 1893
  • Frank H. Milham, aged 30, who landed in America, in 1894

Milham Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Nicholas Milham, aged 34, who settled in America, in 1906
  • Guy W. Milham, who landed in America, in 1911
  • G. Wellington Milham, aged 26, who emigrated to the United States, in 1913

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Contemporary Notables of the name Milham (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Milham (post 1700)



  • John Milham, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Columbia County, 1841
  • Frank H. Milham, American Democrat politician, Mayor of Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1908-09

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

Other References

  1. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  3. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  7. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  9. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  10. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
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The Milham Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Milham Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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