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Langham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places so called. Most, as for example those in Dorset, Norfolk, Rutland, and Suffolk, were named from Old English lang ‘long’ + ham ‘homestead’, ‘enclosure’; but one in Essex is recorded in Domesday Book as Laingaham, from Old English Lahhingaham ‘homestead of the people of Lahha’, and one in Lincolnshire originally had as its second element Old Norse holmr ‘island’.

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


Similar surnames: Ingham, Dunham, Bingham, Canham, Clapham, Lapham, Latham, Kingham

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Langham Family Origin

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Langham Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Farm Labourer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Langham family was Labourer. Agricultural Labourer, Farm Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Langham. The most common Langham occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Langham's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Langham Historical Records

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Langham Life Expectancy

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