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Callaway Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Caillouet-Orgeville in Eure, France, named with a collective form of Old Northern French cail(ou) ‘pebble’ (see Cail).

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


Similar surnames: Hallaway, Allaway, Alloway, Caraway, Halliday, Callanan, Holloway

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Callaway Family Origin

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Callaway Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    71%
  • Servant

    14%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Railway Agent

    7%

In 1881, the most common Callaway occupation in Canada was Farmer. 71% of Callaway's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Callaway family was Railway Agent. Farmer, Servant and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Callaway.

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Callaway Historical Records

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Callaway Life Expectancy

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