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Latham Family History

Latham Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of the various places in northern England named with the dative plural form (used originally after a preposition) of Old Norse hlaða ‘barn’ (dative plural hloðum, i.e. ‘at the barns’), as for example Latham in West Yorkshire, Lathom in Lancashire, and Laytham in East Yorkshire.

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

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296,988 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
26,855 Military Records
14,106 Immigration Records
172,465 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Latham Families

  • Number of Latham families
     120 - 238
     41 - 119
     1 - 40
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Latham families
     1,091 - 2,179
     364 - 1,090
     1 - 363
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Latham families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Latham Family Origin

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Latham Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Latham

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Latham Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Latham Civil War Service Records

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