Nottingham Family History
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Nottingham Name Meaning
English: habitational name from the city of Nottingham in the East Midlands, named in Old English as ‘homestead (ham) of Snot’s people’. The initial S- was lost in the 12th century, due to the influence of Anglo-Norman French (the combination sn- is alien to French).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Cottingham, Frothingham, Whittingham, Eltringham, Brantingham