Milam Name Meaning & Origin
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I believe it is an English surname.
It has several places of origin. It's my last name. We have no English in our family. From the research, I've done. It's an Italian name. It started off as Milan. And worked its way to Milam after many years.
Milam is an English surname derived from Mileham, England. The e+h were essentially silent so the reason it's seen most as MILAM spelling. There is a Milam apple and a Milam Gap in VA. This is my maiden surname with several genealogists in the family.
- Personal experiences with the name Milam
Milam is my grandmother's maiden name and my son's great grandfather's last name, so it has sentimental meaning to us.
I have a distant cousin named Mary Milam, and I love her name! It fits her personality, I kind of wish I could name my future daughter that now...
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- Meanings and history of the name Milam
The last name shows up in America I believe in 1776 and before that in England.
- Famous real-life people named Milam
Benjamin Rush Milam died at the Alamo. There is also J.D. Milam who killed that poor boy in the 50's Emitt Till. So Milam's seem to be fighters.
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