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

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  • Farmer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Painter

    7%
  • Attorney At Law

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dallam family was Attorney At Law. The most common Dallam occupation in the USA was Farmer. 7% of Dallam's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dallam.

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Dallam Historical Records

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Dallam Life Expectancy

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