Kellam Family History

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Kellam Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Kelham in Nottinghamshire, so named from the dative plural of Old Norse kjolr ‘(place at) the ridges’.

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


Similar surnames: Killam, Hellem, Elam, Ballam, Dallam, Pelham, Pella, Kallay, Fullam

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Kellam Family Origin

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Kellam Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, the most common Kellam occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Kellam's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kellam. A less common occupation for the Kellam family was Farm Laborer.

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Kellam Historical Records

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Kellam Life Expectancy

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