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Call Family History

Call Name Meaning
Irish: reduced form of McCall.English: from Middle English calle ‘close-fitting cap for women’ (from Old French cale), probably applied as a metonymic occupational name. Compare Cale.Catalan: topographic name from call ‘narrow track’ (Latin callis). Compare Calle.Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Koll or Goll.

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

688,893 Historical Documents with Call on Ancestry.com
112,832 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
39,901 Military Records
10,801 Immigration Records
125,962 Census and Voter Lists
399,397 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Call Families

  • Number of Call families
     101 - 199
     34 - 100
     1 - 33
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Call families
     55 - 108
     19 - 54
     1 - 18
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Call families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Call Family Origin

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Call Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Call

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Call Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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