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Blackham Family History

Blackham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Blakenham in Suffolk deriving its name from the Old English personal name Blaca + hām ‘homestead’. In England the surname is now found mainly in the West Midlands.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Rackham, Beckham, Bickham, Packham, Langham, Wickham, Black, Branham

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Where is the Blackham family from?

You can see how Blackham families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Blackham family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Blackham families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 84 Blackham families living in Ontario. This was about 61% of all the recorded Blackham's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Blackham families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Blackham surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Blackham ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Blackham. 100% of Blackham men worked as a Labourer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Labourer
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Census Records

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Blackham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blackham census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Blackham. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Blackham. For the veterans among your Blackham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Blackham lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Blackham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Blackham in 1961 was 58, and 76 in 2004.

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