Burham Family History

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Burham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Kent named Burham, from Old English burh ‘stronghold’, ‘fortified place’ + ham ‘homestead’.

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


Similar surnames: Barham, Burcham, Burnham, Durham, Gorham, Dunham, Parham, Braham

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Burham Family Origin

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Burham Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    33%
  • Lab (Gen)

    33%
  • Scotch Manchester Warehouseman

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Burham family was Scotch Manchester Warehouseman. Agricultural Labourer and Lab (Gen) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Burham. The most common Burham occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 33% of Burham's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Burham Historical Records

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Burham Life Expectancy

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Famous Burham Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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