Popham Family History

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Popham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Hampshire, so called from an unexplained first element pop + Old English ham ‘homestead’.

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

Similar surnames: Topham, Upham, Lapham, Gorham, Pelham, Gotham, Perham, Mepham, Parham

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Popham Family Origin

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Popham Family Occupations

What did your Popham ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Dairy Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Popham. 14% of Popham men worked as a Dairy Farmer and 70% of Popham women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Popham were Incapacitated and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Dairy Farmer
  • General Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Incapacitated

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Private Means
  • Housewife

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

Popham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Popham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Popham 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 Popham. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Popham. For the veterans among your Popham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Popham Life Expectancy

What is the average Popham lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Popham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Popham in 1942 was 29, and 68 in 2004.

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