Kellam Family History

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Kellam Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Kelham in Nottinghamshire, so named from the dative plural of Old Norse kjolr ‘(place at) the ridges’.

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


Similar surnames: Killam, Hellem, Elam, Ballam, Dallam, Pelham, Pella, Kallay, Fullam

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Kellam Family Origin

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Kellam Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Cordwainer

    5%
  • Tailor

    5%
  • Almsmen (Late Barman)

    3%

In 1881, the most common Kellam occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Kellam's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Kellam family was Almsmen (Late Barman). Agricultural Labourer, Cordwainer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kellam.

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Kellam Historical Records

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Kellam Life Expectancy

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