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Parham Family History

Parham Name Meaning
English (London): habitational name from places in Suffolk and Sussex, named in Old English with pere ‘pear’ + ham ‘homestead’.

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

403,751 Historical Documents with Parham on Ancestry.com
75,213 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
11,452 Military Records
1,727 Immigration Records
53,367 Census and Voter Lists
261,992 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Parham Families

  • Number of Parham families
     122 - 242
     41 - 121
     1 - 40
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Parham families
     59 - 116
     20 - 58
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Parham last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Parham census records

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Parham Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Parham families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Parham Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Parham families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Parham

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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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Parham Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Parham census records

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Parham Civil War Service Records

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