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Canham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Suffolk called Cavenham (of which this is a reduced form), from the genitive case of an unattested Old English byname Cafna (from caf ‘bold’, ‘active’) + Old English ham ‘homestead’.

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

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Canham Family Origin

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Canham Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Hat Finisher

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Canham. A less common occupation for the Canham family was Hat Finisher. The most common Canham occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Canham's were Farmers.

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Canham Historical Records

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Canham Life Expectancy

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