Callighan Family History

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Callighan Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

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Callighan Family Origin

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Callighan Family Occupations

What did your Callighan ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Callighan ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Laborer

    42%
  • Agent

    8%
  • Coachman

    8%
  • Dealer In Hardware

    8%

In 1880, Laborer, Agent and Coachman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Callighan. A less common occupation for the Callighan family was Dealer In Hardware. The most common Callighan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 42% of Callighan's were Laborers.

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Callighan Historical Records

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Callighan Life Expectancy

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Famous Callighan Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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