Baham Family History

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Baham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Bayham in Kent (near Tunbridge Wells), named in Old English with beag ‘river bend’ + hamm ‘water meadow’.

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


Similar surnames: Braham, Barham, Basham, Isham, Benham, Ballam, Badham, Lapham, Parham

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Baham Family Origin

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Baham Family Occupations

What did your Baham ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Baham. 29% of Baham men worked as a Farmer and 31% of Baham women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Baham were Common Laborer and Housemaid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    29%
  • Laborer
    27%
  • Carpenter
    7%
  • Common Laborer
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Maid
    24%
  • Servant
    16%
  • Housemaid
    16%

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

Baham Historical Records

What Baham family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Baham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baham 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 361 immigration records available for the last name Baham. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 884 military records available for the last name Baham. For the veterans among your Baham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Baham Life Expectancy

What is the average Baham lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Baham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Baham in 1948 was 37, and 57 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Baham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Baham 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.

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