Whitham Family History

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Whitham Name Meaning

English (mainly Yorkshire): variant of Witham.

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


Similar surnames: Whetham, Witham, Whittum, Withem, Winham, Hotham, Wisham, Whitler

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Whitham Family Origin

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Whitham Family Occupations

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  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Labourer

    17%
  • Porter

    17%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Whitham family was Porter. Farm Laborer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whitham. The most common Whitham occupation in Canada was Farm Laborer. 17% of Whitham's were Farm Laborers.

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Whitham Historical Records

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Whitham Life Expectancy

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