Calaway Family History

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Calaway Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Callaway.

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


Similar surnames: Calloway, Allaway, Carraway, Ganaway, Holaway, Haraway, Callaway

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Calaway Family Origin

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Calaway Family Occupations

What did your Calaway ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Calaway. 29% of Calaway men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Calaway women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Calaway were Cook and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    29%
  • Farmer
    28%
  • Truck Driver
    5%
  • Cook
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    17%
  • Maid
    14%
  • Cook
    14%
  • Seamstress
    12%

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

Calaway Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Calaway. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Calaway 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 188 immigration records available for the last name Calaway. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Calaway. For the veterans among your Calaway ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Calaway Life Expectancy

What is the average Calaway lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Calaway life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Calaway in 1947 was 37, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Calaway

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Calaway 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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