Widham Family History

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Widham Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Windham, Witham, Winham, Oldham, Higham, Isham, Badham, Stidham

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Widham Family Origin

Where is the Widham family from?

Widham Family Occupations

What did your Widham ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House and Worster were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Widham. The most common Widham occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 50% of Widham's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

  • Worster


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

Widham Historical Records

What Widham family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 120 census records available for the last name Widham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Widham census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Widham

Passenger List

There are 29 immigration records available for the last name Widham. 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 11 military records available for the last name Widham. For the veterans among your Widham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Widham Life Expectancy

What is the average Widham lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2000, in the United States, Widham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Widham in 1960 was 71, and 97 in 2000.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Widham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Widham 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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