Rackham Family History

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Rackham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Sussex, so named from Old English hreac ‘mound’, ‘(hay)rick’ (probably the name of a nearby hill) + ham ‘homestead’.

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


Similar surnames: Packham, Blackham, Beckham, Bickham, Markham, Peckham, Wickham

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Rackham Family Origin

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Rackham Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Licensed Victualler

    3%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1881, the most common Rackham occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Rackham's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Rackham family was Carpenter. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Licensed Victualler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rackham.

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Rackham Historical Records

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Rackham Life Expectancy

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