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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kellum

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  • According to a user from Arkansas, United States, the name Kellum is of English origin and means "At the ridges".

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kellum

Echo was born in Chicago.


Marv was born on June 23rd, 1952 in Topeka, Kansas.


John was born in 1809. He passed away in 1871.


Win Kellum was a baseball player. Win was born on April 11th, 1876 in Waterford, Ontario. He breathed his last breath on August 10th, 1951.


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Popularity of Kellum as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kellum U.S.
  White 68.55% 64.26%
  African American 25.86% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.49% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.49% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.59% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.02% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kellum

People with the last name Kellum are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Kellum

  • How Popular is the name Kellum? Kellum is the 49,958th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kellum was the 5,658th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kellum have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 42 babies born with the first name Kellum in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kellum? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2000 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kellum first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kellum is Monday, April 2nd, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Kellum born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kellum was in 2009 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Kellum: Your name in reverse order is Mullek. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eluklm. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kellum? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,136 people with the last name Kellum.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kellum? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Kellum as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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