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Woodham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Woodham. Most, as for example those in Essex and Surrey, are named from Old English wudu ‘wood’ + ham ‘homestead’; one in Buckinghamshire, however, probably has as its second element Old English hamm ‘water meadow’, and one in County Durham is from wudum, the dative plural of wudu, originally used after a preposition.

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


Similar surnames: Worsham, Windham, Fordham, Woodhead, Bradham, Oldham, Wakeham

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Woodham Family Origin

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Woodham Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Gardener

    3%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Woodham. A less common occupation for the Woodham family was Gardener. The most common Woodham occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Woodham's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Woodham Historical Records

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Woodham Life Expectancy

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