History of your Surname
Get access to Fullam family records.Start a free trial

Fullam Family History

Fullam Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Fulham, a habitational name from Fulham, now part of Greater London, recorded in Domesday Book as Fuleham, from an Old English personal name Fulla + hamm ‘land in a river bend’. Both forms of the name have been recorded in Ireland, in County Dublin, since the 13th century.

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

Similar surnames: Cullum, Ballam, Pullum, Hallam, Dallam, Killam, Fullard, Fuller

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Fullam family from?

You can see how Fullam families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fullam family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Fullam families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Fullam family living in Indiana. This was about 17% of all the recorded Fullam's in the USA. Indiana and 5 other states had the highest population of Fullam families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fullam surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fullam ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Fullam. 20% of Fullam men worked as a Laborer and 36% of Fullam women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fullam were Clerk and Bookkeeper.

View Census data for Fullam | Data not to scale

*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
  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Bookkeeper
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Fullam family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Fullam. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fullam census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search US census records for Fullam

Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Fullam. 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.

View all Fullam immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Fullam. For the veterans among your Fullam ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Fullam military records

You've only scratched the surface of Fullam family history.

Discover More

What is the average Fullam lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Fullam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Fullam in 1955 was 48, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fullam

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Fullam family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial