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Kingham Family History

Kingham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Kingham in Oxfordshire or Keyingham in East Yorkshire named in Old English from the personal name Cǣga + the Old English groupname suffix -ingas (genitive -inga-) + hām ‘village homestead’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Bingham, Ingham, Winham, Windham, Langham, Ringham, Fincham, Higham

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Where is the Kingham family from?

You can see how Kingham families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kingham family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kingham families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Kingham family living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Kingham's in USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Kingham families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kingham surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kingham ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kingham. 25% of Kingham men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Kingham women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kingham were Clerk and Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Housekeeper
  • Maid
  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Kingham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kingham census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Kingham. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kingham. For the veterans among your Kingham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kingham lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Kingham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kingham in 1959 was 37, and 49 in 2004.

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