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Barham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places so called. Most, for example those in Cambridgeshire and Suffolk, are named with Old English beorg ‘hill’ + ham ‘homestead’. The one in Kent, however, is from an unattested Old English byname Biora, Beora (a derivative of bera ‘bear’) + ham.

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


Similar surnames: Basham, Parham, Burham, Barnum, Baham, Perham, Branham, Derham

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Barham Family Origin

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Barham Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, the most common Barham occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Barham's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Barham family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barham.

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Barham Historical Records

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Barham Life Expectancy

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