Bickham Family History

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Bickham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places so named in Devon and Somerset, most of which are most probably named with an Old English personal name Bicca + Old English cumb ‘valley’. The first element could alternatively be from bica ‘pointed ridge’.

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

Similar surnames: Wickham, Beckham, Blackham, Rackham, Bucknam, Kirkham, Bingham

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Bickham Family Origin

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Bickham Family Occupations

What did your Bickham ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bickham. 5% of Bickham men worked as a General Labourer and 55% of Bickham women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bickham were smith and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Engine Cleaner (g W R)
  • smith

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Bickham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Bickham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bickham 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 608 immigration records available for the last name Bickham. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Bickham. For the veterans among your Bickham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bickham Life Expectancy

What is the average Bickham lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bickham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Bickham in 1944 was 39, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bickham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bickham 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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