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Hanham Family History

Hanham Name Meaning

see Hannam .

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


Similar surnames: Hannam, Canham, Lanham, Hanna, Hashim, Hallam, Langham, Dunham, Handa

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Where is the Hanham family from?

You can see how Hanham families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hanham family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hanham families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 71 Hanham families living in Dorset. This was about 27% of all the recorded Hanham's in United Kingdom. Dorset had the highest population of Hanham families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hanham surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hanham ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Painter decorator and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Hanham. 16% of Hanham men worked as a Painter decorator and 75% of Hanham women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hanham were Farm Labourer Retir and Unpaid Domestic Dutie. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Painter decorator
    16%
  • Coal Hewer (hw)
    16%
  • General Labourer
    16%
  • Farm Labourer Retir
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    75%
  • Housewife
    5%
  • Domestic Duties
    4%
  • Unpaid Domestic Dutie
    4%
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What Hanham family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Hanham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hanham census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 652 immigration records available for the last name Hanham. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 701 military records available for the last name Hanham. For the veterans among your Hanham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hanham lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2001, in the United States, Hanham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Hanham in 1964 was 63, and 58 in 2001.

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