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Ockham Surname Origin
(Locality). From ock or ac, an oak, and ham, a village, a town in Surrey, England, so called from the abundance of oaks growing there.
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.
Ockham Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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A Ockham Family History Thought:
'People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.' --Edmund Burk