Feltham Family History

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Feltham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places so named: one southwest of London and the other in Somerset. The former is named from Old English feld ‘open country’ or felte ‘mullein’ (or a similar plant) + ham ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘enclosure hemmed in by water’; the latter from Old English fileðe ‘hay’ + ham or hamm.

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

Similar surnames: Bentham, Pelham, Derham, Fincham, Gotham, Beckham, Oldham, Mepham

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Feltham Family Origin

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Feltham Family Occupations

What did your Feltham ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Feltham. 3% of Feltham men worked as a General Labourer and 53% of Feltham women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Feltham were Cowman and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Carpenter
  • Builders Labourer
  • Cowman

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Private Means

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Feltham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Feltham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Feltham 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Feltham. 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 Feltham. For the veterans among your Feltham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Feltham Life Expectancy

What is the average Feltham lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Feltham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Feltham in 1962 was 77, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Feltham

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