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Wareham Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from either of the places called Warham, in Herefordshire and Norfolk, or from Wareham in Dorset. All are named with Old English wær ‘weir’ + either ham ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘enclosure hemmed in by water’.

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

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Wareham Family Origin

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Wareham Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wareham family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wareham. The most common Wareham occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Wareham's were Farmers.

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Wareham Historical Records

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Wareham Life Expectancy

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