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Burham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Kent named Burham, from Old English burh ‘stronghold’, ‘fortified place’ + ham ‘homestead’.

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


Similar surnames: Barham, Burcham, Burnham, Durham, Gorham, Dunham, Parham, Braham

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Burham Family Origin

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Burham Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • A Farmer

    2%
  • Accountant

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Burham family was Accountant. Farmer, Laborer and A Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burham. The most common Burham occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Burham's were Farmers.

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Burham Historical Records

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Burham Life Expectancy

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Famous Burham Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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