Southam Family History

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Southam Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Gloucestershire and Warwickshire, so named from Old English suð ‘south’ + ham ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘land in a river bend’.

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


Similar surnames: Gotham, Southall, Hougham, Wortham, Feltham, Northam, Woodham, Oldham

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Southam Family Origin

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Southam Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Southam ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    2%
  • Carpenter

    2%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Southam. The most common Southam occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Southam's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Southam family was Annuitant.

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Southam Historical Records

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Southam Life Expectancy

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