Mepham Family History

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Mepham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Kent named Meopham, from an Old English personal name Meapa + Old English ham ‘homestead’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Benham, Lapham, Pelham, Topham, Derham, Perham, Newham, Denham, Upham

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Mepham Family Origin

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Mepham Family Occupations

What did your Mepham ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Mepham. 4% of Mepham men worked as a General Labourer and 52% of Mepham women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mepham were Gardener and Unpaid Household Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    4%
  • Carpenter
    3%
  • Cowman
    2%
  • Gardener
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    52%
  • Housewife
    4%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
  • Unpaid Household Duties
    3%

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

Mepham Historical Records

What Mepham family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Mepham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mepham 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 Mepham. 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 Mepham. For the veterans among your Mepham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mepham Life Expectancy

What is the average Mepham lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2002, in the United States, Mepham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Mepham in 1963 was 71, and 82 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mepham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mepham ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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