Callaham Family History

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Callaham Name Meaning

English: most probably a respelling of Irish Callahan, influenced by the common element of English habitational names, ham.

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


Similar surnames: Calliham, Gillham, Dallam, Canham, Clapham, Callihan, Callaway

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Callaham Family Origin

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Callaham Family Occupations

What did your Callaham ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Callaham family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Callaham. The most common Callaham occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Callaham's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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Callaham Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Callaham Life Expectancy

What is the average Callaham lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Callaham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Callaham in 1944 was 39, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Callaham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Callaham 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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