The Perham surname is a habitational name derived from place names such as Parham in
, derived from the Old English words "pere," meaning "pear," and "ham," or "homestead."
where it was listed as Perreham and literally meant "homestead or enclosure where pears grow."
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of this family name include: Parham, Param, Parram, Perham, Pearham, Perram and others.