Willingham Family History

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Willingham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place named Willingham, notably one in Cambridgeshire and one in Suffolk. The first is recorded in Domesday Book as Wivelingham ‘homestead (Old English ham) of the people of a man called Wifel’.

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


Similar surnames: Billingham, Fillingham, Dillingham, Gillingham, Allingham, Ellingham

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Willingham Family Origin

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Willingham Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Fishing Rod Maker

    3%
  • General Lab

    3%
  • Agricultural Laborer

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Fishing Rod Maker and General Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Willingham. A less common occupation for the Willingham family was Agricultural Laborer. The most common Willingham occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Willingham's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Willingham Historical Records

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Willingham Life Expectancy

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