Lapham Family History

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Lapham Name Meaning

English: apparently a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, possibly in Somerset or Wiltshire, where the surname is clustered, but perhaps a variant of Lopham, a habitational name from a place in Norfolk, so named from an Old English personal name Loppa + ham ‘homestead’.

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


Similar surnames: Clapham, Lipham, Tatham, Mepham, Upham, Topham, Langham, Harpham

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Lapham Family Origin

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Lapham Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Gardner

    15%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Weaver

    7%

In 1881, the most common Lapham occupation in Canada was Farmer. 19% of Lapham's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lapham family was Weaver. Farmer, Gardner and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lapham.

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Lapham Life Expectancy

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