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Baham Family History

Baham Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Bayham in Kent (near Tunbridge Wells), named in Old English with beag ‘river bend’ + hamm ‘water meadow’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

33,806 Historical Documents with Baham on Ancestry.com
4,257 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
898 Military Records
319 Immigration Records
4,723 Census and Voter Lists
23,609 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Baham Families

  • Number of Baham families
     47 - 92
     16 - 46
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Baham families
     12 - 21
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Baham families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Baham census records

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Baham Family Origin

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Baham Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Baham

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Baham Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Baham census records

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Baham Civil War Service Records

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