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Callaway Family History

Callaway Name Meaning
English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Caillouet-Orgeville in Eure, France, named with a collective form of Old Northern French cail(ou) ‘pebble’ (see Cail).

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

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Name Distribution of Callaway Families

  • Number of Callaway families
     146 - 290
     49 - 145
     1 - 48
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Callaway families
     96 - 189
     33 - 95
     1 - 32
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Callaway families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Callaway Family Origin

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Callaway Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Callaway

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Callaway Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Callaway census records

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Callaway Civil War Service Records

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