Whetham Family History

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Whetham Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Witham. Compare Whitham.

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


Similar surnames: Whitham, Witham, Cheatham, Beetham, Derham, Woodham, Botham, Cotham

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Whetham Family Origin

Where is the Whetham family from?

Whetham Family Occupations

What did your Whetham ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Whetham occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 6% of Whetham's were Annuitants. Annuitant, Captain 23rd R W Fus and Dairyman (Farmer) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whetham. A less common occupation for the Whetham family was Farmer.

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  • Annuitant

    6%
  • Captain 23rd R W Fus

    6%
  • Dairyman (Farmer)

    6%
  • Farmer

    6%

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

Whetham Historical Records

What Whetham family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Whetham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Whetham 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Whetham. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Whetham. For the veterans among your Whetham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Whetham Life Expectancy

What is the average Whetham lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Whetham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Whetham in 1956 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Whetham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Whetham 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.

Famous Whetham Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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