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

Where is the Maxham family from?

Maxham Family Occupations

What did your Maxham ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Maxham occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Maxham's were Farmers. 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.

View Census data for Maxham | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    57%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Boarder

    2%
  • Carpenter And Farmer

    2%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Maxham ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Maxham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Maxham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maxham census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Maxham

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Maxham. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Maxham. For the veterans among your Maxham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maxham Life Expectancy

What is the average Maxham lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Maxham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Maxham in 1963 was 73, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maxham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Maxham ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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