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Calland Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): unexplained; possibly a variant of Scottish and Irish Callan. French: metonymic occupational name for someone who owned or sailed a large cargo vessel, from a Picard or southern French variant of Old French chaland ‘large cargo vessel’. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads in Agder and Vestlandet named Kalland or Kaland, generally from Old Norse Kalfaland, a compound of kalfr ‘calf’ + land ‘(piece of) land’.

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


Similar surnames: Garland, Watland, Callard, Belland, Helland, Callan, Madland, Holland

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Calland Family Origin

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Calland Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    14%
  • Carter

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    2%
  • Grocer & Draper

    2%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Carter and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Calland. The most common Calland occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 14% of Calland's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Calland family was Grocer & Draper.

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Calland Historical Records

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Calland Life Expectancy

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