Farnham Family History

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Farnham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places so called. Most, including those in Buckinghamshire, Dorset, Essex, Suffolk, Surrey, and West Yorkshire, are named from Old English fearn ‘fern’ + ham ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘enclosure hemmed in by water’.

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


Similar surnames: Wareham, Burnham, Fordham, Barham, Turnham, Harpham, Derham, Parham

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Farnham Family Origin

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Farnham Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Ag Labourer

    3%
  • Shepherd

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Farnham family was Shepherd. The most common Farnham occupation in the UK was Labourer. 6% of Farnham's were Labourers. Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Ag Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farnham.

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Farnham Historical Records

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Farnham Life Expectancy

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