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Kallam Family History

Kallam Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of English Kellam.

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


Similar surnames: Killam, Allam, Kellom, Hallas, Allan, Pallas, Kellam, Dallam, Fullam

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Where is the Kallam family from?

You can see how Kallam families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kallam family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Kallam families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 12 Kallam families living in Nottinghamshire. This was about 41% of all the recorded Kallam's in the UK. Nottinghamshire had the highest population of Kallam families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kallam surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kallam ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kallam. 40% of Kallam men worked as a Laborer and 67% of Kallam women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kallam were Soldier and Housewife.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    40%
  • Farmer
    30%
  • Carpenter
    10%
  • Soldier
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    67%
  • Housewife
    34%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 143 immigration records available for the last name Kallam. 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 Cards

There are 604 military records available for the last name Kallam. For the veterans among your Kallam ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kallam lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Kallam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Kallam in 1941 was 38, and 64 in 2004.

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