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Latham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places in northern England named with the dative plural form (used originally after a preposition) of Old Norse hlaða ‘barn’ (dative plural hloðum, i.e. ‘at the barns’), as for example Latham in West Yorkshire, Lathom in Lancashire, and Laytham in East Yorkshire.

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


Similar surnames: Tatham, Hotham, Clapham, Langham, Lapham, Eastham, Witham, Leatham

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Latham Family Origin

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Latham Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%

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

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Latham Historical Records

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Latham Life Expectancy

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