Last name: CALL

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CALL : This last name is indexed 117,238 times on Geneanet!

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CALL : 1: Irish: shortened form of McCall.2: English: from Middle English calle cale (Old English cawl) ‘container basket net’ commonly used of a kind of hair net close-fitting cap or headdress worn by women to cover tied-up hair. The name could have been given as a metonymic occupational name to a maker of women's caps or perhaps of baskets or nets.3: English: alternatively perhaps a nickname from Middle English cale (also calle) a side form of calwe ‘bald’ (from Old English calu).4: English: topographic name or metonymic occupational name for someone who lived by or worked at a sheepfold from Middle English caule calle cale ‘sheepfold’.5: Catalan: topographic name from call ‘narrow track’ (from Latin callis). Compare Calle.6: Possibly an Americanized form of German Koll or Goll.

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