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Early Origins of the Milham family


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.

Early History of the Milham family


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Milham Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Milham family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Milham family to the New World and Oceana


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

Contemporary Notables of the name Milham (post 1700)


  • John Milham, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Columbia County, 1841 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Frank H. Milham, American Democrat politician, Mayor of Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1908-09 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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