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Burcham Name Meaning

English: probably a variant spelling of Bircham, a habitational name from a group of villages in Norfolk (Great Bircham, Bircham Newton, and Bircham Tofts), named with Old English brec ‘newly cultivated ground’ + ham ‘homestead’. There is also a Bircham in Devon, named with Old English birce ‘birch’ + ham or hamm ‘enclosure hemmed in by water’, which could have given rise to the surname.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Burnham, Burham, Braham, Turnham, Barham, Dunham, Fincham, Durham

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Burcham Family Origin

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Burcham Family Occupations

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  • Painter

    100%

In 1881, the most common Burcham occupation in Canada was Painter. 100% of Burcham's were Painters.

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