Graffam Family History

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Graffam Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Graffham in Sussex or Grafham in Cambridgeshire, so named from Old English graf ‘grove’ + ham ‘homestead’, ‘manor’ or hamm ‘enclosure hemmed in by water’.

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


Similar surnames: Gresham, Bradham, Braham, Grafton, Grantham, Griff, Graham, Graff

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Graffam Family Origin

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Graffam Family Occupations

What did your Graffam ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Graffam occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Graffam's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Graffam. A less common occupation for the Graffam family was ... Taylor.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • ... Taylor

    2%

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Graffam Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Graffam Life Expectancy

What is the average Graffam lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Graffam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Graffam in 1960 was 58, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Graffam

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Graffam 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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