Origins of the Calaghan surname

About the Calaghans

We have a total of 1846 records for people with the last name Calaghan.

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    In 1921, most Calaghans lived in east-midlands

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    Common jobs for Calaghans

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    Commmon female occupations for Calaghans in 1921

    Laundress

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    House Servant

    6

    General Servant

    5

    Dressmaker

    4

    Tailoress

    4

    Commmon male occupations for Calaghans in 1921

    Dock Labourer

    6

    Hawker

    5

    Tailor

    5

    Agricultural Labourer

    4

    General Labourer

    4

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