Binham Family History

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Binham 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: Bingham, Winham, Bonham, Benham, Bigham, Windham, Witham, Burnham

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Binham Family Origin

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Binham Family Occupations

What did your Binham ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Plasterer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Binham. 8% of Binham men worked as a Builders Plasterer and 55% of Binham women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Binham were Carpenter (house) falmouth Ansaling Fire Service and Accountants Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Plasterer
    8%
  • Able Seaman H M Dockyard Trup
    4%
  • Blindness Incapacitated
    4%
  • Carpenter (house) falmouth Ansaling Fire Service
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    55%
  • Shorthand Typist
    5%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    5%
  • Accountants Clerk
    3%

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

Binham Historical Records

What Binham family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Binham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Binham 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Binham. 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 142 military records available for the last name Binham. For the veterans among your Binham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Binham Life Expectancy

What is the average Binham lifespan?

Average Binham life expectancy in 1966 was 67 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 71.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Binham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Binham 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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