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Higham Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from any of the many places in England so called, of which the most likely source for present-day bearers is that near Burnley. The place name is from Old English heah ‘high’ + ham ‘homestead’.

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

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Higham Family Origin

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Higham Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Cotton Weaver

    3%

In 1881, the most common Higham occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Higham's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Higham family was Cotton Weaver. Coal Miner, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Higham.

Source: Census data for Higham | Data not to scale

Higham Historical Records

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Higham Life Expectancy

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