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

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Lapham Family Origin

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Lapham Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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.

Source: Census data for Lapham | Data not to scale

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Lapham Life Expectancy

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