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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 [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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Milham Family Crest Products


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

Other References

  1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  4. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  5. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  10. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
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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.

This page was last modified on 14 January 2016 at 16:15.

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