Tham Name Meaning

Vietnamese: unexplained. Variant spelling of German Thamm, from a short form of the personal name Thankmar, from Germanic þank ‘thought’ + mari ‘famous’.

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


Similar surnames: Thum, Ham, Sham, Thaw, Cham, Thau, Thamm, Hau, Thaut, Thon

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Tham Family Origin

Where is the Tham family from?

SHOW MORE

Tham Family Occupations

What did your Tham ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Tham ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

SHOW MORE
  • Minister The Gospel

    33%
  • Wagon Maker

    33%
  • Works In R Mill

    33%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

In 1880, the most common Tham occupation in the USA was Minister The Gospel. 33% of Tham's were Minister The Gospels. Minister The Gospel and Wagon Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Tham. A less common occupation for the Tham family was Works In R Mill.

Source: Census data for Tham | Data not to scale

Tham Historical Records

What Tham family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Tham ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Tham

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Tham Life Expectancy

What is the average Tham lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tham 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1965 and 2004, Tham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Tham in 1965 was 86, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tham

Famous Tham Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)

Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Look up another name