Parnham Family History

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Parnham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Parnham in Beaminster, Dorset.

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


Similar surnames: Farnham, Parham, Wareham, Canham, Padgham, Harpham, Burnham, Barham

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Parnham Family Origin

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Parnham Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    9%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Farm Labourer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Parnham family was Farm Labourer. Agricultural Labourer, Coal Miner and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Parnham. The most common Parnham occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 9% of Parnham's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Parnham Historical Records

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Parnham Life Expectancy

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