Kirkham Family History

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Kirkham Name Meaning

Northern English: habitational name from places in Lancashire and North Yorkshire named Kirkham, which is a scandinavianized form of Old English ciric-ham, from cirice ‘church’ + ham ‘homestead’. Possibly a respelling of German Kirchham, a habitational name from either of two places named Kirchham, in Austria or Bavaria.

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

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Kirkham Family Origin

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Kirkham Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Farming

    3%

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

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Kirkham Life Expectancy

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