Eastham Family History

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Eastham Name Meaning

English: habitational name, now chiefly found in Lancashire, from any of various places so named from Old English east ‘east’ + ham ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘river meadow’. There are places so named in Cheshire, Somerset, and Worcestershire, the first of which seems to have contributed most to the surname.

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


Similar surnames: Tatham, Latham, Feltham, Basham, Gotham, Barham, Lapham, Wakeham

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Eastham Family Origin

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Eastham Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eastham. A less common occupation for the Eastham family was Keeping House. The most common Eastham occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Eastham's were Farmers.

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Eastham Historical Records

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