When Charles Benjamin Ham was born in February 1874, in Washington, United States, his father, Charles Ham, was 49 and his mother, Louisa Jane Waymire, was 36. He died on 24 October 1901, at the age of 27, and was buried in Colfax, Whitman, Washington, United States.
Some characteristic forenames: Korean Young, Ok, Nam, Chul, Eun Hee, Eun Young, Hae Jung, Il Hwa.
English (mainly southwestern) and German: variant of Hamm .
Dutch: topographic name from ham ‘land in a river bend’, ‘enclosed meadow’, or a habitational name from any of several country houses and places called De(n) Ham. Compare Van Ham and Vanderham .
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