Ingham Family History

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Ingham Name Meaning

English (chiefly Yorkshire and Lancashire): habitational name from any of several places so called, of which the largest are in Lincolnshire, Norfolk, and Suffolk. The place name is from the Old English personal name Inga + ham ‘homestead’. Some authorities believe the first element to be a word meaning ‘the Inguione’, from an ancient Germanic tribe known as the Inguiones.

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


Similar surnames: Bingham, Langham, Kingham, Higham, Windham, Fincham, Winham, Ingram

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Ingham Family Origin

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Ingham Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Son

    15%
  • Builder

    7%
  • Boss Spinner

    4%

In 1881, Farmer, Son and Builder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ingham. A less common occupation for the Ingham family was Boss Spinner. The most common Ingham occupation in Canada was Farmer. 37% of Ingham's were Farmers.

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Ingham Life Expectancy

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