Mccallum Family History

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Mccallum Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Coluim ‘son of Colum’, a personal name derived from Latin columba ‘dove’ (now often found as Calum). This was the name of the 6th-century missionary known in English as St. Columba (521–97), who converted the Picts to Christianity and founded an influential monastery on the island of Iona.

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


Similar surnames: Mccollum, Allum, Mccall, Mccauley, Mccallion, Mccullen, Mccarley

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Mccallum Family Origin

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Mccallum Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mccallum family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mccallum. The most common Mccallum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Mccallum's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Farming

    2%

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Mccallum Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mccallum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mccallum census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Mccallum. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Mccallum. For the veterans among your Mccallum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mccallum Life Expectancy

What is the average Mccallum lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Mccallum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Mccallum in 1944 was 43, and 72 in 2004.

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