Popham Family History

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Popham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Hampshire, so called from an unexplained first element pop + Old English ham ‘homestead’.

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


Similar surnames: Topham, Upham, Lapham, Gorham, Pelham, Gotham, Perham, Mepham, Parham

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Popham Family Origin

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Popham Family Occupations

What did your Popham ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Popham. The most common Popham occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Popham's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Popham family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%
  • Farming

    3%
  • Laborer

    3%

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

Popham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Popham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Popham 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Popham. 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 Popham. For the veterans among your Popham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Popham Life Expectancy

What is the average Popham lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Popham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Popham in 1942 was 29, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Popham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Popham 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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