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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

What did your Callaway ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Callaway. The most common Callaway occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Callaway's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Callaway family was Mariner.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Laborer

    2%
  • Mariner

    2%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Callaway ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Callaway Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Callaway. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Callaway census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Callaway

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Callaway. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Callaway. For the veterans among your Callaway ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Callaway Life Expectancy

What is the average Callaway lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Callaway life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Callaway in 1944 was 9, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Callaway

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Callaway 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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