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Blackham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from some place so called, presumably deriving its name from Old English blæc ‘black’, ‘dark’ (or the Old English personal name Blaca) + ham ‘homestead’. Reaney associates the name with Blakenham in Suffolk, but in England the surname is now found mainly in the West Midlands.

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


Similar surnames: Rackham, Beckham, Bickham, Packham, Langham, Wickham, Black, Branham

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Blackham Family Origin

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Blackham Family Occupations

What did your Blackham ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Blackham family was Grocer. Bricklayer, Labourer and Stone Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blackham. The most common Blackham occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 5% of Blackham's were Bricklayers.

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  • Bricklayer

    5%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Stone Mason

    4%
  • Grocer

    2%

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Blackham Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Blackham ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Blackham Life Expectancy

What is the average Blackham lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, Blackham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Blackham in 1961 was 58, and 76 in 2004.

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