First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Purdham

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Alt. Meaning

P is for perfection, it's what you seek.

U is for unique, your love of life.

R is for romantic, hopelessly so

D is for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

H is for heart, warm and loving.

A is for adaptable, for the world is full of unique challenges

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Purdham

Garry was born on October 20th, 1978 in Egremont, Cumbria. He died on June 2nd, 2010.


Rob Purdham is a rugby player.


David was born on June 3rd, 1951.


Ben Purdham is a sports team member for the Salford City F.C.


Dannika Purdham is a sports team member for the Newcastle United W.F.C.


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Popularity of Purdham as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Purdham U.S.
  White 95.00% 64.26%
  African American 2.50% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.79% 16.26%

Of Last Name Purdham

People with the last name Purdham are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Purdham

  • How Popular is the name Purdham? As a last name Purdham was the 69,996th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Purdham? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Purdham was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Purdham: Your name in reverse order is Mahdrup. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rmapudh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Purdham? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 280 people with the last name Purdham.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Purdham? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Purdham as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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