Dallam Family History

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Dallam Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places called Dalham, one in Suffolk and one in Kent, both named from Old English dæl ‘valley’ + ham ‘settlement’, ‘homestead’, or from Daleham in Sussex, which is named from Old English dæl ‘valley’ + Old English hamm ‘enclosure hemmed in by water’, ‘meadow’.

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

Similar surnames: Dallas, Ballam, Hallam, Allum, Pallas, Balsam, Dally, Dahlem, Killam

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Dallam Family Origin

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Dallam Family Occupations

What did your Dallam ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dallam. 22% of Dallam men worked as a Salesman and 50% of Dallam women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dallam were Cook Helper and Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Cook Helper

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
  • Nurse

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

Dallam Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dallam. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dallam census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 309 immigration records available for the last name Dallam. 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 Card

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

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Dallam Life Expectancy

What is the average Dallam lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Dallam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Dallam in 1963 was 79, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dallam

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