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Blackham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from some place so called, presumably deriving its name from Old English blæc ‘black’, ‘dark’ (or the Old English personal name Blaca) + ham ‘homestead’. Reaney associates the name with Blakenham in Suffolk, but in England the surname is now found mainly in the West Midlands.

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


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

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Blackham Family Origin

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Blackham Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    50%
  • Butcher

    50%

In 1881, the most common Blackham occupation in Canada was Blacksmith. 50% of Blackham's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith and Butcher were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Blackham.

Source: Census data for Blackham | Data not to scale

Blackham Historical Records

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Blackham Life Expectancy

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