Major Settlement in the Parish of Ham
- Hama c.1150 Crawf 1170–4 P
- Hamme 1154 RBE
- Hame 1197 FF
- Ham 1532 Merton
- Hammes 1235,1241 Fees 1383 IpmR
- Hamme juxta Kyngeston 1335 Ass
v. ham(m). Ham is situated in a large bend of the Thames, so that we may well have here an example of that word used in the sense of 'river-bend.'