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Needham Surname Origin

Locality. From Needham, a market-town in Suffolk, England--the village of cattle; Saxon, neat, Danish, nod, a herd, and ham, a village. In another sense it may denote the clean, fair town.

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.

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