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, Army Reserve Pensioner and Interst From Shipping were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Calhoun. The most common Calhoun occupation in the UK was Army Reserve Pensioner. 50% of Calhoun's were Army Reserve Pensioners.

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  • Army Reserve Pensioner

  • Interst From Shipping


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Calhoun Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 131,000 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Calhoun. 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 35,000 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

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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.

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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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