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Calderwood Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Calderwood in Lanarkshire, named from the river name Calder (see Calder 2) + Middle English wode ‘wood’.

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


Similar surnames: Underwood, Calder, Silverwood, Gatewood, Fleetwood, Leatherwood

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Calderwood Family Origin

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Calderwood Family Occupations

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  • Cotton Weaver

    3%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

In 1881, the most common Calderwood occupation in the UK was Cotton Weaver. 3% of Calderwood's were Cotton Weavers. A less common occupation for the Calderwood family was Coal Miner. Cotton Weaver, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Calderwood.

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Calderwood Historical Records

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Calderwood Life Expectancy

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