Kallaway is a name of ancient Anglo-Saxon
origin and comes from a family once having lived in a small settlement in either Devon
. Thus, Kallaway is a habitation
surname derived from the place, named Callway or Calway.
Early Origins of the Kallaway family
The surname Kallaway was first found in Gloucestershire
where they held a family seat
from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest
and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Kallaway family
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Kallaway Spelling Variations
The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations
are common among early Anglo-Saxon
names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Kallaway has been recorded under many different variations, including Callaway, Kelloway, Kellaway, Calloway and others.
Early Notables of the Kallaway family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Kallaway family to the New World and Oceana
For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England
made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Kallaway or a variant listed above:
Kallaway Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Katherine Kallaway, who landed in Virginia in 1642 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)