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Ingham Name Meaning

English (chiefly Yorkshire and Lancashire): habitational name from any of several places so called, of which the largest are in Lincolnshire, Norfolk, and Suffolk. The place name is from the Old English personal name Inga + ham ‘homestead’. Some authorities believe the first element to be a word meaning ‘the Inguione’, from an ancient Germanic tribe known as the Inguiones.

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


Similar surnames: Bingham, Langham, Kingham, Higham, Windham, Fincham, Winham, Ingram

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Ingham Family Origin

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Ingham Family Occupations

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  • Cotton Weaver

    4%
  • Farmer

    2%
  • Coal Miner

    2%
  • Carter

    2%

In 1881, the most common Ingham occupation in the UK was Cotton Weaver. 4% of Ingham's were Cotton Weavers. Cotton Weaver, Farmer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ingham. A less common occupation for the Ingham family was Carter.

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Ingham Historical Records

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Ingham Life Expectancy

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