Graham Family History

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Graham Name Meaning

Scottish and English: habitational name from Grantham in Lincolnshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Graham (as well as Grantham, Grandham, and Granham). See also Grantham.

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

Similar surnames: Grahm, Grantham, Braham, Grahame, Dunham, Gotham, Gorham, Branham

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Graham Family Origin

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Graham Family Occupations

What did your Graham ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Graham. 37% of Graham men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Graham women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Graham were Farmers Son and Student

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Farmers Son

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • Student

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Graham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1 million census records available for the last name Graham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Graham 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 210,000 immigration records available for the last name Graham. 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 251,000 military records available for the last name Graham. For the veterans among your Graham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Graham Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Graham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Graham in 1940 was 38, and 73 in 2004.

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