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Isham Family History

Isham Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place in Northamptonshire named Isham, from the river name Ise (of Celtic origin) + Old English ham ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘promontory’ or ‘enclosure hemmed in by water’.

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

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Name Distribution of Isham Families

  • Number of Isham families
     24 - 46
     9 - 23
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Isham families
     34 - 65
     12 - 33
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Isham last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Isham census records

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Isham Family Origin

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Isham Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Isham

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Isham Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Isham census records

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Isham Civil War Service Records

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