Calhoun Family History

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Calhoun Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Scottish Colquhoun.

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


Similar surnames: Calhoon, Kahoun, Cahoon, Caldon, Cashon, Callen, Carson, Calkin

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Calhoun Family Origin

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Calhoun Family Occupations

What did your Calhoun ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Calhoun family was Going To School. The most common Calhoun occupation in Canada was Farmer. 35% of Calhoun's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Calhoun.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Farmer Son

    4%
  • Going To School

    4%

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

Calhoun Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Calhoun. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Calhoun census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Calhoun. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Calhoun. For the veterans among your Calhoun ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Calhoun Life Expectancy

What is the average Calhoun lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Calhoun life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Calhoun in 1940 was 29, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Calhoun

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Calhoun ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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