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Blackham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from some place so called, presumably deriving its name from Old English blæc ‘black’, ‘dark’ (or the Old English personal name Blaca) + ham ‘homestead’. Reaney associates the name with Blakenham in Suffolk, but in England the surname is now found mainly in the West Midlands.

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


Similar surnames: Rackham, Beckham, Bickham, Packham, Langham, Wickham, Black, Branham

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Blackham Family Origin

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Blackham Family Occupations

What did your Blackham ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Blackham family was Farming. The most common Blackham occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Blackham's were Farmers. Farmer, Boyd'S Dispatch and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blackham.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Boyd'S Dispatch

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farming

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Blackham ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Blackham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Blackham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blackham census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Blackham. 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 Card

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

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Blackham Life Expectancy

What is the average Blackham lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Blackham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Blackham in 1961 was 58, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blackham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blackham ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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