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Walsingham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Great or Little Walsingham in Norfolk, named in Old English as ‘homestead (Old English tun) of the family or followers of a man called Waels’.

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


Similar surnames: Allingham, Willingham, Bellingham, Gillingham, Ellingham, Dillingham

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Walsingham Family Origin

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Walsingham Family Occupations

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  • Bedstead Maker (Brass)

    8%
  • Bedstead Maker (Iron)

    8%
  • Builder Employing 3 Men

    8%
  • Carpenter & Joiner

    8%

In 1881, Bedstead Maker (Brass), Bedstead Maker (Iron) and Builder Employing 3 Men were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Walsingham. The most common Walsingham occupation in the UK was Bedstead Maker (Brass). 8% of Walsingham's were Bedstead Maker (Brass)s. A less common occupation for the Walsingham family was Carpenter & Joiner.

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Walsingham Historical Records

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Walsingham Life Expectancy

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