Byam Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name from Bytham in Lincolnshire, so named with Old English bythme ‘valley bottom’ + ham ‘homestead’.

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


Similar surnames: Beam, Bream, Byas, Bray, Baum, Bean, Bay, Yam, Boram, Ban

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Byam Family Origin

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Byam Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Expressman

    3%
  • Artist

    1%

In 1880, the most common Byam occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Byam's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Expressman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Byam. A less common occupation for the Byam family was Artist.

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Byam Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Byam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Byam in 1962 was 86, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Byam

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