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Barham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places so called. Most, for example those in Cambridgeshire and Suffolk, are named with Old English beorg ‘hill’ + ham ‘homestead’. The one in Kent, however, is from an unattested Old English byname Biora, Beora (a derivative of bera ‘bear’) + ham.

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


Similar surnames: Basham, Parham, Burham, Barnum, Baham, Perham, Branham, Derham

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Barham Family Origin

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Barham Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Bricklayer

    23%
  • Farm Labourer

    15%
  • Baker

    8%

In 1881, Farmer, Bricklayer and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barham. A less common occupation for the Barham family was Baker. The most common Barham occupation in Canada was Farmer. 38% of Barham's were Farmers.

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Barham Historical Records

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Barham Life Expectancy

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