Mepham Family History

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Mepham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Kent named Meopham, from an Old English personal name Meapa + Old English ham ‘homestead’, ‘settlement’.

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

Similar surnames: Benham, Lapham, Pelham, Topham, Derham, Perham, Newham, Denham, Upham

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Mepham Family Origin

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Mepham Family Occupations

What did your Mepham ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mepham occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Mepham's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mepham family was Gas & Steam Fitter. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mepham.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Gas & Steam Fitter


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

Mepham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Mepham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mepham census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

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

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Mepham Life Expectancy

What is the average Mepham lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2002, in the United States, Mepham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Mepham in 1963 was 71, and 82 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mepham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mepham 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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