Tatham Family History

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Tatham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in northern Lancashire, so named from the Old English personal name Tata (see Tate) + Old English ham ‘homestead’.

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


Similar surnames: Latham, Witham, Statham, Lapham, Barham, Eastham, Topham, Canham

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Tatham Family Origin

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Tatham Family Occupations

What did your Tatham ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cotton Weaver and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Tatham. 17% of Tatham men worked as a Cotton Weaver and 74% of Tatham women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tatham were Retired and Cotton Weaver

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cotton Weaver
    17%
  • Builders Labourer
    10%
  • General Labourer
    9%
  • Retired
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    74%
  • Private Means
    8%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Cotton Weaver
    3%

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

Tatham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Tatham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tatham 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Tatham. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Tatham. For the veterans among your Tatham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tatham Life Expectancy

What is the average Tatham lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Tatham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Tatham in 1957 was 36, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tatham ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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