Lapham Family History

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Lapham Name Meaning

English: apparently a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, possibly in Somerset or Wiltshire, where the surname is clustered, but perhaps a variant of Lopham, a habitational name from a place in Norfolk, so named from an Old English personal name Loppa + ham ‘homestead’.

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


Similar surnames: Clapham, Lipham, Tatham, Mepham, Upham, Topham, Langham, Harpham

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Lapham Family Origin

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Lapham Family Occupations

What did your Lapham ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lapham occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Lapham's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lapham. A less common occupation for the Lapham family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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Lapham Historical Records

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

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Lapham Life Expectancy

What is the average Lapham lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, Lapham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lapham in 1948 was 55, and 82 in 2004.

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