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Calhoun Family History

Calhoun Name Meaning
Irish: variant of Scottish Colquhoun.

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

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188,543 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
34,095 Military Records
6,765 Immigration Records
128,374 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Calhoun Families

  • Number of Calhoun families
     202 - 402
     68 - 201
     1 - 67
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Calhoun families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Calhoun families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Calhoun Family Origin

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Calhoun Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Calhoun

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Calhoun Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Calhoun Civil War Service Records

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