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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

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Where is the Calderon family from?

You can see how Calderon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Calderon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Calderon families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 7 Calderon families living in London. This was about 37% of all the recorded Calderon's in the UK. London had the highest population of Calderon families in 1891.
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What did your Calderon ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Calderon. 77% of Calderon women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties.

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

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

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.

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Draft Cards

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.

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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.

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