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Origins of the Oatham surname

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About the Oathams

We have a total number of 630 records for people with the last name Oatham.

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Where do most Oathams live?

In 1921, most Oathams lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Oathams

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 579 records for the Oatham surname. The oldest one dates back to 1897.

Who were Oathams most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Oathams.

What are the most common Oatham first names?

  • Thomas
  • William
  • Jane
  • Ellen

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Common jobs for Oathams

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Oathams in 1921
Boot Machinist




Wardrobe Dealer


Weaver Cotton


Domestic Servant


Common Male occupations for Oathams in 1921
House Painter






Grocers Assistant




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