Worsham Family History

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Worsham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places named Worsham, in Oxfordshire and Sussex. The first is named from the Old English personal name Wulfm?r + ham ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘enclosure hemmed in by water’; the second is from an unattested Old English personal name Wyrtel + ha.

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


Similar surnames: Wortham, Woodham, Wareham, Fordham, Windham, Wakeham, Burcham

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Worsham Family Origin

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Worsham Family Occupations

What did your Worsham ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer Timberman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Worsham. 50% of Worsham men worked as a Builders Labourer Timberman and 60% of Worsham women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Worsham were Shop Hand Salesman and Institution Matrons Assistant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer Timberman
    50%
  • Shop Hand Salesman
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    60%
  • Dance Mistress (retired)
    20%
  • Institution Matrons Assistant
    20%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Worsham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Worsham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Worsham 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 734 immigration records available for the last name Worsham. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Worsham. For the veterans among your Worsham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Worsham Life Expectancy

What is the average Worsham lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Worsham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Worsham in 1943 was 64, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Worsham

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