Frothingham Family History
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Frothingham Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Frodingham in Lincolnshire or North Frodingham in East Yorkshire, both named as ‘homestead (Old English ham) of Frod(a)’s people’. Medieval forms in Froth- are common, possibly as a result of Scandinavian influence. The surname is not found in current English records.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Cottingham, Nottingham, Brantingham, Whittingham, Eltringham