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Higham Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from any of the many places in England so called, of which the most likely source for present-day bearers is that near Burnley. The place name is from Old English heah ‘high’ + ham ‘homestead’.

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

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Higham Family Origin

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Higham Family Occupations

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  • Miner

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Miner, Blacksmith and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Higham. The most common Higham occupation in the USA was Miner. 6% of Higham's were Miners. A less common occupation for the Higham family was Laborer.

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Higham Historical Records

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Higham Life Expectancy

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