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- English: habitational name from any of the various places in northern England named with the dative plural form (used originally after a preposition) of Old Norse hlaða ‘barn’ (dative plural hloðum, i.e. ‘at the barns’), as for example Latham in West Yorkshire, Lathom in Lancashire, and Laytham in East Yorkshire.
- Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-508137-4
- Latham Geni Search Results http://www.geni.com/last-name/latham