Bridgham Family History

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Bridgham Name Meaning

English: habitational name, perhaps from a place in Norfolk named Bridgham, from Old English brycg ‘bridge’ + ham ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘enclosure hemmed in by water’, or from Bridgeham Grange in Surrey, which probably has the same origin.

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


Similar surnames: Brigham, Bradham, Brougham, Bingham, Braham, Isham, Burlingham

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Bridgham Family Origin

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Bridgham Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Lumberman

    5%
  • Clerk In Store

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bridgham family was Clerk In Store. The most common Bridgham occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Bridgham's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Lumberman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bridgham.

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Bridgham Historical Records

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Bridgham Life Expectancy

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