Origins of the Calam surname

About the Calams

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    OrkneyShetlandHighlandsWestern IslesGrampianTaysideCentralStrathclydeFifeLothianBordersDumfriesNorth EastNorth West 5Isle of ManYorkshire 58East Midlands 20West Midlands 1East 2London 8South East 3South West 1South WalesMid WalesWest WalesNorth WalesRepublic of IrelandNorthern Ireland

    In 1921, most Calams lived in yorkshire

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    What are the most common Calam first names?

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    Common jobs for Calams

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    Commmon female occupations for Calams in 1921

    Dressmaker

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    Drapers Assistant

    5

    Farmers Wife

    5

    Housekeeper

    5

    Domestic Servant

    4

    Commmon male occupations for Calams in 1921

    Farmer

    21

    Tailor

    18

    Farmers Son

    9

    Farm Labourer

    7

    Joiner

    6

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