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Zunham Family History

Zunham Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Dunham, Burnham, Winham, Turnham, Bonham, Upham, Canham, Denham

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Where is the Zunham family from?

You can see how Zunham families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zunham family name was found in Scotland in 1851. In 1851 there was 1 Zunham family living in Berwickshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Zunham's in Scotland. Berwickshire had the highest population of Zunham families in 1851.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Zunham surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Zunham ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 3 census records available for the last name Zunham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zunham 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Zunham. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Zunham. For the veterans among your Zunham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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