Baham Family History

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Baham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Bayham in Kent (near Tunbridge Wells), named in Old English with beag ‘river bend’ + hamm ‘water meadow’.

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

Similar surnames: Braham, Barham, Basham, Isham, Benham, Ballam, Badham, Lapham, Parham

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Baham Family Origin

Where is the Baham family from?

Baham Family Occupations

What did your Baham ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Baham. A less common occupation for the Baham family was Laborer. The most common Baham occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Baham's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith

  • Laborer


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

Baham Historical Records

What Baham family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Baham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baham 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 361 immigration records available for the last name Baham. 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 884 military records available for the last name Baham. For the veterans among your Baham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Baham Life Expectancy

What is the average Baham lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Baham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Baham in 1948 was 37, and 57 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Baham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Baham 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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