Last name: CALLOW

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CALLOW : This last name is indexed 32,686 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

CALLOW : 3: English: habitational name from any of several places called Callow including one in Herefordshire which is named with Old English calu ‘bare’ in the sense ‘bare hill’ Callow near Hathersage and Callow near Wirksworth both in Derbyshire which are named with Old English cald ‘cold’ + hlāw ‘hill’ and Calow near Chesterfield also in Derbyshire which is named with Old English calu ‘bare’ + halh ‘nook of land’.2: English: nickname from Middle English calwe calewe (Old English calu weak accusative and dative case form calewan) ‘bald’.1: Manx: shortened Anglicized form of Manx Mac Allow ‘son of Allow’ an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Amhlaoibh. The personal name is a borrowing of Old Norse Óláfr.

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