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Kellum Family History

Kellum Surname Meaning

English (Northamptonshire): variant of Kellam . This surname is rare in Britain.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Kellem, Kellom, Pellum, Hallum, Kelley, Kellams, Kallam, Kello

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Where is the Kellum family from?

You can see how Kellum families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kellum family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Kellum families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 9 Kellum families living in Lancashire. This was about 47% of all the recorded Kellum's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Kellum families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kellum surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kellum ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kellum. 28% of Kellum men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Kellum women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kellum were Farm Laborer and Seamstress. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farming
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Maid
  • Housekeeper
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Kellum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kellum census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kellum. 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 Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Kellum. For the veterans among your Kellum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kellum lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Kellum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kellum in 1950 was 28, and 73 in 2004.

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