Newham Family History

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Newham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places, for example in Northumbria and North Yorkshire, so named from Old English neowe ‘new’ + ham ‘homestead’.

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

Similar surnames: Newnham, Denham, Perham, Newhall, Needham, Derham, Mepham, Pelham

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Newham Family Origin

Where is the Newham family from?

Newham Family Occupations

What did your Newham 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 Newham. 11% of Newham men worked as a General Labourer and 72% of Newham women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Newham were Bus Driver and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Lorry Driver
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Bus Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Incapacitated

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

Newham Historical Records

What Newham family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Newham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Newham 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Newham. 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 Newham. For the veterans among your Newham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Newham Life Expectancy

What is the average Newham lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Newham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Newham in 1944 was 43, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Newham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Newham 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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