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Gotham Family History

Gotham Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Gotham in Nottinghamshire, so named from Old English gat ‘goat’ + ham ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘water meadow’.

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

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6,770 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,385 Military Records
337 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Gotham Families

  • Number of Gotham families
     17 - 32
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gotham families
     32 - 61
     11 - 31
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gotham last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Gotham census records

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Gotham Family Origin

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Gotham Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Gotham

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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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Gotham Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gotham census records

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Gotham Civil War Service Records

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