Packham Family History

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Packham Name Meaning

English: habitational name, either from Pagham in Sussex or from Pakenham in Suffolk, named in Old English from the personal names Pæcga and Pacca respectively, + ham ‘homestead’.

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


Similar surnames: Rackham, Peckham, Parham, Blackham, Markham, Beckham, Wickham

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Packham Family Origin

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Packham Family Occupations

What did your Packham 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 Packham. 11% of Packham men worked as a General Labourer and 74% of Packham women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Packham were Gardener and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    11%
  • Incapacitated
    8%
  • Bricklayer
    8%
  • Gardener
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    74%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Domestic Servant
    2%

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

Packham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 35,000 census records available for the last name Packham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Packham 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 Packham. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Packham. For the veterans among your Packham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Packham Life Expectancy

What is the average Packham lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Packham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Packham in 1955 was 62, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Packham 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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