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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


Similar surnames: Bickham, Worsham, Wickham, Markham, Windham, Kingham, Higham, Bingham

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Kirkham Family Origin

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Kirkham Family Occupations

What did your Kirkham ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kirkham family was Farming. 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.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Farming

    3%

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Kirkham Historical Records

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

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Kirkham Life Expectancy

What is the average Kirkham lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, Kirkham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Kirkham in 1952 was 21, and 75 in 2004.

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