Chatham Family History

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Chatham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Chatham in Kent or possibly from Chatham Green in Essex, both named from Celtic ced ‘wood’ (modern Welsh coed) + Old English ham ‘homestead’.

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


Similar surnames: Cheetham, Tatham, Clapham, Canham, Hotham, Barham, Statham, Lapham

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Chatham Family Origin

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Chatham Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    7%
  • Brickmaker

    5%
  • Brick Maker

    2%
  • Charwoman

    2%

In 1881, the most common Chatham occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Chatham's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Chatham family was Charwoman. Farmer, Brickmaker and Brick Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chatham.

Source: Census data for Chatham | Data not to scale

Chatham Historical Records

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Chatham Life Expectancy

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