Denham Family History

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Denham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places so called, for example in Buckinghamshire (near Uxbridge) and two in Suffolk, which are named from Old English denu ‘valley’ + ham ‘homestead’.

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


Similar surnames: Dunham, Derham, Downham, Perham, Wenham, Newham, Benham, Bentham

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Denham Family Origin

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Denham Family Occupations

What did your Denham ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Carpenter and Farmer'S Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Denham. A less common occupation for the Denham family was Architect. The most common Denham occupation in Canada was Farmer. 25% of Denham's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Farmer'S Son

    10%
  • Architect

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Denham ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Denham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Denham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Denham 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Denham. 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 Denham. For the veterans among your Denham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Denham Life Expectancy

What is the average Denham lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Denham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Denham in 1946 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Denham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Denham ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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