Calderon Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Calderon Name Meaning

Spanish (Calderón): topographic name from an augmentative of caldera ‘basin’, ‘crater’, ‘hollow’, a common element of stream and mountain names, or a habitational name from a place named with this word, as for example Calderón in Valencia province. Alternatively, it may be a metonymic occupational name from the same word in the sense ‘kettle’, ‘cauldron’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Calderone, Caldera, Waldron, Calder, Alderton, Calleros, Carden

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Calderon Family Origin

Where is the Calderon family from?

Calderon Family Occupations

What did your Calderon ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Artist (ret) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Calderon. 12% of Calderon men worked as an Artist (ret) and 50% of Calderon women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Calderon were General Labourer and Free lance Driler (fiction)

View Census data for Calderon | Data not to scale

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Artist (ret)
  • Commander Roy
  • Electrical mechanist
  • General Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Deputy Executive Food Officer
  • Free lance Driler (fiction)

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Calderon Historical Records

What Calderon family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 54,000 census records available for the last name Calderon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Calderon census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Calderon

Passenger List

There are 25,000 immigration records available for the last name Calderon. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Calderon immigration records

Draft Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Calderon. For the veterans among your Calderon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Calderon military records

You've only scratched the surface of Calderon family history.

Calderon Life Expectancy

What is the average Calderon lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Calderon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Calderon in 1942 was 39, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Calderon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Calderon ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Calderon Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name