Whigham Family History

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Whigham Name Meaning

Scottish: probably a reduced and altered form of McGuigan.

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


Similar surnames: Windham, Clisham, Chisam, Wilham, Whetham, Witham, Bigham, Bridgham

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Whigham Family Origin

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Whigham Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Farm Hand

    8%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whigham. The most common Whigham occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Whigham's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Whigham family was Farm Hand.

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Whigham Historical Records

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Whigham Life Expectancy

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