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Gotham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Gotham in Nottinghamshire, so named from Old English gat ‘goat’ + ham ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘water meadow’.

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


Similar surnames: Gorham, Hotham, Southam, Witham, Tatham, Popham, Wortham, Northam

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Gotham Family Origin

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Gotham Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Laborer

    4%

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

Source: Census data for Gotham | Data not to scale

Gotham Historical Records

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Gotham Life Expectancy

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