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Origins of the Upham surname

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About the Uphams

We have a total number of 5277 records for people with the last name Upham.

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Where do most Uphams live?

In 1921, most Uphams lived in South West.

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Interesting facts about Uphams

How common is your surname?

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

We have 4,110 records for the Upham surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Uphams most likely to marry?

Upham Or Uphamses



Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Uphams.

What are the most common Upham first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Uphams

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

Common Female occupations for Uphams in 1921




Cook Domestic


General Servant


Living On Own Means


Common Male occupations for Uphams in 1921
Agricultural Labourer


Farm Labourer






Able Seaman


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