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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


Similar surnames: Grahm, Grantham, Braham, Grahame, Dunham, Gotham, Gorham, Branham

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Graham Family Origin

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Graham Family Occupations

What did your Graham ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    3%

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Graham Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Graham ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Graham Life Expectancy

What is the average Graham lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, Graham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Graham in 1940 was 38, and 73 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Graham ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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