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Kellow Family History

Kellow Name Meaning
Cornish: habitational name from a minor place named Kellow, from Cornish kellow, plural of kelli ‘wood’, ‘grove’.English: habitational name from Kelloe in Durham, named from Old English celf ‘calf’ + hlaw ‘hill’.Scottish: from the lands of Kelloe in Berwickshire, or in some cases possibly a variant of Kellogg.

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

60,349 Historical Documents with Kellow on Ancestry.com
17,051 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,056 Military Records
1,557 Immigration Records
13,904 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Kellow Families

  • Number of Kellow families
     24 - 46
     9 - 23
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kellow families
     124 - 246
     42 - 123
     1 - 41
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Kellow families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Kellow Family Origin

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Kellow Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Kellow

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Kellow Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Kellow census records

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Kellow Civil War Service Records

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