Peckham Family History

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Peckham Name Meaning

Southern English: habitational name from Peckham in London or East or West Peckham in Kent, all named with Old English peac ‘hill’ + ham ‘homestead’.

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


Similar surnames: Packham, Beckham, Rackham, Perham, Wickham, Pelham, Mepham, Parham

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Peckham Family Origin

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Peckham Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Student

    18%
  • Baker

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

In 1881, Farmer, Student and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peckham. A less common occupation for the Peckham family was Blacksmith. The most common Peckham occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Peckham's were Farmers.

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Peckham Historical Records

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Peckham Life Expectancy

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