Southam Family History

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Southam Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Gloucestershire and Warwickshire, so named from Old English suð ‘south’ + ham ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘land in a river bend’.

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


Similar surnames: Gotham, Southall, Hougham, Wortham, Feltham, Northam, Woodham, Oldham

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Southam Family Origin

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Southam Family Occupations

What did your Southam ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Housekeeper

    7%
  • Keeping Hosue

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Southam. The most common Southam occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Southam's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Southam family was Keeping Hosue.

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Southam Historical Records

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Southam Life Expectancy

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Famous Southam Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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