Maxham Family History

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Maxham Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Maxim, altered by folk etymology to resemble an English habitational name.

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


Similar surnames: Badham, Moxham, Maxam, Mathai, Lapham, Macha, Milham, Derham, Markham

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Maxham Family Origin

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Maxham Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Boarder

    2%
  • Carpenter And Farmer

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Boarder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maxham. A less common occupation for the Maxham family was Carpenter And Farmer. The most common Maxham occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Maxham's were Farmers.

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Maxham Historical Records

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Maxham Life Expectancy

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