Caldon Family History

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Caldon Name Meaning

Irish: shortened altered form of McCalden, which is unexplained, perhaps a variant of McCallion.

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


Similar surnames: Cardon, Carron, Waldon, Culton, Landon, Malson, Dalton, Carmon

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Caldon Family Origin

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Caldon Family Occupations

What did your Caldon ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Caldon occupation in the UK was Lighterman. 15% of Caldon's were Lightermans. Lighterman, Labourer and Bricklayers Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Caldon. A less common occupation for the Caldon family was Carman.

View Census data for Caldon | Data not to scale

  • Lighterman

    15%
  • Labourer

    10%
  • Bricklayers Labourer

    5%
  • Carman

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Caldon ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Caldon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Caldon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Caldon census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Caldon. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Caldon. For the veterans among your Caldon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Caldon Life Expectancy

What is the average Caldon lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Caldon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Caldon in 1966 was 61, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Caldon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Caldon 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.

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