Turnham Family History

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Turnham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Turnham in East Yorkshire or Turnham Green in West London, both of which are so named from an Old English trun ‘circular’, probably denoting a U-shaped bend in a river, + hamm ‘water meadow’ or ham ‘homestead’.

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


Similar surnames: Burnham, Farnham, Burcham, Derham, Braham, Dunham, Burham, Worsham

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Turnham Family Origin

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Turnham Family Occupations

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  • Licensed Victualler

    14%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Publican

    4%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, the most common Turnham occupation in the UK was Licensed Victualler. 14% of Turnham's were Licensed Victuallers. A less common occupation for the Turnham family was Annuitant. Licensed Victualler, Agricultural Labourer and Publican were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Turnham.

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Turnham Historical Records

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Turnham Life Expectancy

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