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Wickham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places so called, for example in Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent, Hampshire, Berkshire, and Oxfordshire. It has been established that wicham was an Old English term for a settlement (Old English ham) associated with a Romano-British town, wic in this case being an adaptation of Latin vicus. Childswickham in Gloucestershire bears a British name with a different etymology. The surname is now also common in Ireland, where it was taken in the 17th century.

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


Similar surnames: Bickham, Witham, Windham, Winham, Bingham, Kirkham, Beckham, Rackham

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Wickham Family Origin

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Wickham Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Wickham family was Carpenter. The most common Wickham occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Wickham's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wickham.

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Wickham Historical Records

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Wickham Life Expectancy

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