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HAMM Family HistoryThis interesting surname has two distinct possible sources. Firstly, the surname may be of Anglo-Saxon origin, and is a topographical name for a "dweller on the flat, low-lying land by a stream". The derivation is from the Olde English pre 7th Century "ham(m)", meadow, especially a flat, low-lying meadow by a stream. Topographical surnames were among the earliest created, since both natural and man-made features in the landscape provided easily recognisable distinguishing names in the small communities of the Middle Ages.
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