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Fincham Family History

Fincham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Norfolk, so called from Old English finc ‘finch’ + ham ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘enclosure hemmed in by water’, ‘river meadow’.

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


Similar surnames: Windham, Ingham, Bingham, Isham, Feltham, Mitcham, Winham, Burcham

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Where is the Fincham family from?

You can see how Fincham families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fincham family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Fincham families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 6 Fincham families living in Virginia. This was about 55% of all the recorded Fincham's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Fincham families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fincham surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fincham ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Fincham. 38% of Fincham men worked as a Laborer and 41% of Fincham women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fincham were New Worker and Deep. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    38%
  • Farmer
    26%
  • Miner
    8%
  • New Worker
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    41%
  • Housewife
    19%
  • Bookkeeper
    10%
  • Deep
    7%
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Census Records

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Fincham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fincham census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Fincham. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Fincham. For the veterans among your Fincham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fincham lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Fincham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Fincham in 1951 was 54, and 65 in 2004.

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