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Woodham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Woodham. Most, as for example those in Essex and Surrey, are named from Old English wudu ‘wood’ + ham ‘homestead’; one in Buckinghamshire, however, probably has as its second element Old English hamm ‘water meadow’, and one in County Durham is from wudum, the dative plural of wudu, originally used after a preposition.

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


Similar surnames: Worsham, Windham, Fordham, Woodhead, Bradham, Oldham, Wakeham

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Woodham Family Origin

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Woodham Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Farming

    23%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Woodham family was Farm Laborer. The most common Woodham occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Woodham's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Woodham.

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Woodham Life Expectancy

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