Gilham Family History

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Gilham Name Meaning

English: variant of William, influenced by the French form, Guillaume.

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

Similar surnames: Gillham, Gillam, Gillem, Gillum, Gilliam, Milham, Gilman, Wilham

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Gilham Family Origin

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Gilham Family Occupations

What did your Gilham ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gilham family was Farmer. The most common Gilham occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 13% of Gilham's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Carpenter and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gilham.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Carpenter

  • Labourer

  • Farmer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gilham ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gilham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Gilham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gilham 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gilham. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Gilham. For the veterans among your Gilham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gilham Life Expectancy

What is the average Gilham lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Gilham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Gilham in 1949 was 51, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gilham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gilham ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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