Hotham Family History

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Hotham Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from Hotham in the East Riding of Yorkshire, named from a dative plural hodum of an Old English hod ‘shelter’.

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


Similar surnames: Gotham, Latham, Topham, Southam, Gorham, Wortham, Northam, Witham

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Hotham Family Origin

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Hotham Family Occupations

What did your Hotham ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farm Horseman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hotham. 43% of Hotham men worked as a Farm Horseman and 64% of Hotham women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hotham were Farmer and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farm Horseman
    43%
  • Farm Labourer
    29%
  • Farmer
    29%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    64%
  • Private Means
    7%
  • None
    5%
  • Domestic Duties
    5%

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

Hotham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Hotham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hotham 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 Hotham. 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 Hotham. For the veterans among your Hotham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hotham Life Expectancy

What is the average Hotham lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Hotham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Hotham in 1962 was 75, and 59 in 2004.

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