Gresham Family History

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Gresham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Norfolk, so named from Old English græs, gærs ‘grass(land)’, ‘pasturage’ + ham ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘enclosure hemmed in by water’.

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


Similar surnames: Grisham, Isham, Bradham, Derham, Worsham, Gotham, Needham, Braham

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Gresham Family Origin

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Gresham Family Occupations

What did your Gresham ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gresham. The most common Gresham occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Gresham's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gresham family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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Gresham Historical Records

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

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Gresham Life Expectancy

What is the average Gresham lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, Gresham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Gresham in 1941 was 37, and 70 in 2004.

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