Isham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Northamptonshire named Isham, from the river name Ise (of Celtic origin) + Old English ham ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘promontory’ or ‘enclosure hemmed in by water’.

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

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Isham Family Origin

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Isham Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Source: Census data for Isham | Data not to scale

Isham Historical Records

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Isham Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Isham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Isham in 1944 was 65, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Isham

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