Wenham Family History

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Wenham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Suffolk so called.

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


Similar surnames: Denham, Benham, Winham, Canham, Dunham, Witham, Perham, Pelham

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Wenham Family Origin

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Wenham Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    9%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Laundress

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Wenham family was Laundress. The most common Wenham occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 9% of Wenham's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wenham.

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Wenham Historical Records

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Wenham Life Expectancy

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