Gotham Family History

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Gotham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Gotham in Nottinghamshire, so named from Old English gat ‘goat’ + ham ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘water meadow’.

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


Similar surnames: Gorham, Hotham, Southam, Witham, Tatham, Popham, Wortham, Northam

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Gotham Family Origin

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Gotham Family Occupations

What did your Gotham ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Miner Heavy Work and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gotham. 3% of Gotham men worked as a Miner Heavy Work and 47% of Gotham women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gotham were Apprentice Loco Erector and China Burnisher

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Miner Heavy Work
    3%
  • A B H M T Slass
    2%
  • Accountaney Asst Local Gooda
    2%
  • Apprentice Loco Erector
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    47%
  • Incapacitated
    3%
  • Artificial Silk Spinner
    2%
  • China Burnisher
    2%

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

Gotham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Gotham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gotham 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 389 immigration records available for the last name Gotham. 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 Gotham. For the veterans among your Gotham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gotham Life Expectancy

What is the average Gotham lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Gotham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Gotham in 1960 was 40, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gotham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gotham 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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