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Chatham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Chatham in Kent or possibly from Chatham Green in Essex, both named from Celtic ced ‘wood’ (modern Welsh coed) + Old English ham ‘homestead’.

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


Similar surnames: Cheetham, Tatham, Clapham, Canham, Hotham, Barham, Statham, Lapham

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Chatham Family Origin

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Chatham Family Occupations

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  • Agent

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Labourer

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Chatham family was Labourer. Agent and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Chatham. The most common Chatham occupation in Canada was Agent. 33% of Chatham's were Agents.

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Chatham Historical Records

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Chatham Life Expectancy

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Famous Chatham Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)

Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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