Harpham Family History

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Harpham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in East Yorkshire near Bridlington, so named from Old English hearpe ‘harp’ (the instrument or the device used for purifying sea salt) + ham ‘homestead’.

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


Similar surnames: Markham, Farnham, Lapham, Barham, Parham, Wareham, Turnham, Tatham

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Harpham Family Origin

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Harpham Family Occupations

What did your Harpham ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Colliery Hewer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Harpham. 11% of Harpham men worked as a Colliery Hewer and 79% of Harpham women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Harpham were Wsale Tobacco Salesman and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Colliery Hewer
    11%
  • General Labourer
    11%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Wsale Tobacco Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    79%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Housekeeper
    3%
  • Domestic Servant
    2%

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

Harpham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Harpham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harpham 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 957 immigration records available for the last name Harpham. 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 Harpham. For the veterans among your Harpham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Harpham Life Expectancy

What is the average Harpham lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Harpham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Harpham in 1963 was 77, and 79 in 2003.

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