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Dockham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Dockham in Donhead St. Mary, Wiltshire, named in Old English with docce ‘dock’ (the plant) + hamm ‘enclosure’, ‘water meadow’. This surname has died out in England.

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


Similar surnames: Derham, Downham, Worsham, Rackham, Beckham, Wickham, Bickham, Oldham

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Dockham Family Origin

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Dockham Family Occupations

What did your Dockham ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Tanner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dockham. The most common Dockham occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Dockham's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dockham family was Book Kpr..

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Tanner

    6%
  • Book Kpr.

    3%

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

Dockham Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Dockham Life Expectancy

What is the average Dockham lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Dockham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dockham in 1962 was 56, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dockham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dockham 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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