Dillingham Family History

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Dillingham Name Meaning

English: habitational name, probably from Dullingham in Cambridgeshire, named in Old English as ‘homestead (Old English ham) of the people (-inga-) of Dull(a)’ (an unattested personal name).

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


Similar surnames: Gillingham, Billingham, Fillingham, Willingham, Ellingham, Allingham

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Dillingham Family Origin

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Dillingham Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • GÉrant

    25%
  • Merchant

    25%
  • Mill Owner

    25%

In 1881, Farmer, GÉrant and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dillingham. The most common Dillingham occupation in Canada was Farmer. 25% of Dillingham's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dillingham family was Mill Owner.

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Dillingham Historical Records

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Dillingham Life Expectancy

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