Name: Needham

Origin and Meaning of the Name Needham

  • Meaning:
    Home of need
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (NEED um)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Needham)
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Miscellaneous Info for Needham

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Needham is a surname derived from the old English words for 'needfulness' and 'home'; the name was meant to describe a settlement that was difficult to live on, or in severe want.

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