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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Callihan

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Alt. Meaning

C is for captive, your web of charm.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

L is for look, the way you look at life.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

H is for heavenly, your spirit is strong.

A is for achievements, the many over a lifetime

N is for narrator, tell many stories

Notable Persons With the Last Name Callihan

Sami was born on September 1st, 1987 in Bellefontaine, Ohio. Sami is also known as Johnston and Sam.


Mike Callihan is a Lieutenant Governor of Colorado. Mike was born on August 7th, 1947 in Spokane, Washington.



Bill Callihan was a football player for the Detroit Lions. Bill was born on May 15th, 1916 in Paxton, Nebraska. He died on August 23rd, 1986.


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Popularity of Callihan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Callihan U.S.
  White 92.95% 64.26%
  African American 2.98% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.48% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.51% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.41% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.67% 16.26%

Of Last Name Callihan

People with the last name Callihan are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Callihan

  • How Popular is the name Callihan? As a last name Callihan was the 10,320th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Callihan? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Callihan was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Callihan: Your name in reverse order is Nahillac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Llanhaic. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Callihan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,122 people with the last name Callihan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Callihan? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Callihan as their last name.

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