Bridgham Family History

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Bridgham Name Meaning

English: habitational name, perhaps from a place in Norfolk named Bridgham, from Old English brycg ‘bridge’ + ham ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘enclosure hemmed in by water’, or from Bridgeham Grange in Surrey, which probably has the same origin.

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


Similar surnames: Brigham, Bradham, Brougham, Bingham, Braham, Isham, Burlingham

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Bridgham Family Origin

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Bridgham Family Occupations

What did your Bridgham ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bridgham occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 50% of Bridgham's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner and Laundress were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bridgham.

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  • Coal Miner

    50%
  • Laundress

    50%

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

Bridgham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bridgham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bridgham 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bridgham. 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 Bridgham. For the veterans among your Bridgham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bridgham Life Expectancy

What is the average Bridgham lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Bridgham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Bridgham in 1960 was 50, and 52 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bridgham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bridgham 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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