Cheetham Family History

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Cheetham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Lancashire called Cheetham, apparently named with Celtic ced ‘wood’ + Old English ham ‘homestead’.

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


Similar surnames: Chatham, Beetham, Needham, Bentham, Feltham, Tatham, Wakeham

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Cheetham Family Origin

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Cheetham Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Grocer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cheetham family was Grocer. The most common Cheetham occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 7% of Cheetham's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cheetham.

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Cheetham Historical Records

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Cheetham Life Expectancy

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