Tham Family History

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Tham Name Meaning

Vietnamese: unexplained. Variant spelling of German Thamm, from a short form of the personal name Thankmar, from Germanic þank ‘thought’ + mari ‘famous’.

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

Similar surnames: Thum, Ham, Sham, Thaw, Cham, Thau, Thamm, Hau, Thaut, Thon

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Tham Family Origin

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Tham Family Occupations

What did your Tham ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Tham occupation in the UK was Crofter Of 10 Acres Arable. 33% of Tham's were Crofter Of 10 Acres Arables. Crofter Of 10 Acres Arable and Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Tham. A less common occupation for the Tham family was Woodman.

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  • Crofter Of 10 Acres Arable

  • Labourer

  • Woodman


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

Tham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tham 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Tham. 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 234 military records available for the last name Tham. For the veterans among your Tham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tham Life Expectancy

What is the average Tham lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Tham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Tham in 1965 was 86, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tham 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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