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Graham Name Meaning

Scottish and English: habitational name from Grantham in Lincolnshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Graham (as well as Grantham, Grandham, and Granham). See also Grantham.

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


Similar surnames: Grahm, Grantham, Braham, Grahame, Dunham, Gotham, Gorham, Branham

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Graham Family Origin

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Graham Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, the most common Graham occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Graham's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Graham family was Annuitant. Farmer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Graham.

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Graham Historical Records

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Graham Life Expectancy

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)

Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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