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Allingham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Alvingham in Lincolnshire, named in Old English as Aluingeham ‘homestead (Old English ham) of the family or followers of Ælf(a)’. Reaney also mentions a lost place called Allingham in Kent as a possible source; this is perhaps the same as one of the two places in Kent called Allington.

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

Similar surnames: Ellingham, Bellingham, Billingham, Walsingham, Gillingham, Willingham

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Allingham Family Origin

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Allingham Family Occupations

What did your Allingham ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Allingham occupation in the UK was Labourer. 7% of Allingham's were Labourers. Labourer, Bricklayer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Allingham. A less common occupation for the Allingham family was Coachman.

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  • Labourer

  • Bricklayer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Coachman


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Allingham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Allingham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Allingham census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Allingham. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Allingham. For the veterans among your Allingham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Allingham Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Allingham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Allingham in 1960 was 52, and 69 in 2004.

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