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Statham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Statham in Cheshire, named with the dative plural stæðum of Old English stæð ‘landing stage’, i.e. ‘at the landing stages’.

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


Similar surnames: Tatham, Latham, Chatham, Southam, Hotham, Bradham, Feltham, Stidham

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Where is the Statham family from?

You can see how Statham families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Statham family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Statham families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 345 Statham families living in Derbyshire. This was about 16% of all the recorded Statham's in United Kingdom. Derbyshire had the highest population of Statham families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Statham surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Statham ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Statham. 8% of Statham men worked as a General Labourer and 70% of Statham women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Statham were Builders Labourer and Incapacitated. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    8%
  • Bricklayer
    7%
  • Colliery Hewer
    5%
  • Builders Labourer
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    70%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Housewife
    2%
  • Incapacitated
    2%
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Census Records

There are 35,000 census records available for the last name Statham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Statham census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Statham. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Statham. For the veterans among your Statham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Statham lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Statham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Statham in 1941 was 64, and 80 in 2004.

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