The surname Markham has a great history in the UK dating back to the middle ages. Markham is a middle British occupational name. This was a regular occupational term during the Anglo-Saxon period in Northern England, but now the name is fairly widespread around the UK.
Markham is the 1503rd most common surname in the UK. In the UK alone there are 104759 people with the surname Markham. The 1911 census carried out by H.M. Treasury for the UK shows the greatest number of Markham's in the county of Worcestershire. Never too far from controversy 2 brothers Frank Markham and Edward Markham were sent to jail in 1873 for stealing a sheep. Members of the Markham family were involved in the First world war. 116
Most famous Markham's
There are several famous Markham's including:-