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Graham Name Meaning

Scottish and English: habitational name from Grantham in Lincolnshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Graham (as well as Grantham, Grandham, and Granham). See also Grantham.

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

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Graham Family Origin

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Graham Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, the most common Graham occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Graham's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Graham family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Graham.

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Graham Life Expectancy

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