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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

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Boyd'S Dispatch

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farming

    5%

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

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Blackham Historical Records

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Blackham Life Expectancy

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