Turnham Family History

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Turnham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Turnham in East Yorkshire or Turnham Green in West London, both of which are so named from an Old English trun ‘circular’, probably denoting a U-shaped bend in a river, + hamm ‘water meadow’ or ham ‘homestead’.

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


Similar surnames: Burnham, Farnham, Burcham, Derham, Braham, Dunham, Burham, Worsham

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Turnham Family Origin

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Turnham Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Cook

    4%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Turnham family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Cook were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Turnham. The most common Turnham occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Turnham's were Farmers.

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Turnham Historical Records

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Turnham Life Expectancy

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