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Badham Family History

Badham Name Meaning

English of Welsh origin (Herefordshire): shortened form of the patronymic ap Adam ‘son of Adam ’ the spelling having been altered by folk etymology as if from an English placename.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Basham, Bradham, Canham, Odham, Baham, Barham, Maxham, Adam, Oldham

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Where is the Badham family from?

You can see how Badham families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Badham family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Badham families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Badham family living in North Carolina. This was about 50% of all the recorded Badham's in USA. North Carolina and 1 other state had the highest population of Badham families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Badham surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Badham ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Badham. 34% of Badham men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Badham women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Badham were Teacher and Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Executive
  • Barber
  • Teacher

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Badham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Badham census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Badham. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Badham. For the veterans among your Badham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Badham lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Badham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Badham in 1956 was 58, and 62 in 2004.

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