Dersham Family History

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Dersham Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Perhaps an Americanized spelling of the French topographic name Deschamps.

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


Similar surnames: Deshaw, Derham, Washam, Kershaw, Forsha, Desha, Forshay, Derusha

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Dersham Family Origin

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Dersham Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Blacksmith

    10%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Drugest

    10%

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In 1880, the most common Dersham occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Dersham's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dersham. A less common occupation for the Dersham family was Drugest.

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Dersham Historical Records

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Dersham Life Expectancy

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