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Billingham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place called Billingham. There is one such place in Stockton on Tees (formerly in County Durham), which probably derives its name from Old English Billingaham ‘homestead (Old English ham) of the people of Bill(a)’. However, in the British Isles the surname is found chiefly in the Midlands (Staffordshire), and the distribution, together with evidence from other names, suggests that it may be derived from a lost place in Staffordshire or nearby.

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


Similar surnames: Dillingham, Gillingham, Willingham, Bellingham, Fillingham, Ellingham

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Billingham Family Origin

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Billingham Family Occupations

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  • Foreman

    50%
  • Sawyer

    50%

In 1881, Foreman and Sawyer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Billingham. The most common Billingham occupation in Canada was Foreman. 50% of Billingham's were Foremans.

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