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Callow Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of several places called Callow, including one in Herefordshire which is named with Old English calu ‘bare’ in the sense ‘bare hill’, Callow near Hathersage and Callow near Wirksworth, both in Derbyshire, which are named with Old English cald ‘cold’ + hlaw ‘hill’, and Calow near Chesterfield, also in Derbyshire, which is named with Old English calu ‘bare’ + halh ‘nook of land’. English: nickname for a bald man, from Middle English calue, calewe ‘bald’ (Old English calu). Manx: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Caolaidhe, a patronymic from the personal name Caoladhe, a derivative of caol ‘slender’, ‘comely’.

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


Similar surnames: Harlow, Tallon, Fallows, Kellow, Catlow, Farlow, Call, Gallo, Pellow

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Callow Family Origin

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Callow Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Lead Miner

    2%

In 1881, the most common Callow occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Callow's were Farmers. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Callow. A less common occupation for the Callow family was Lead Miner.

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Callow Historical Records

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Callow Life Expectancy

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