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Callender Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a person who finished freshly woven cloth by passing it between heavy rollers to compress the weave. The English term for such a worker, calender, is from Old French calandrier, calandreur, from the verb calandrer. Scottish: variant spelling of Callander. Variant spelling of German Kalander (see Kolander).

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


Similar surnames: Callander, Calender, Allender, Challender, Lavender, Calland

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Callender Family Origin

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Callender Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    5%
  • Shoemaker

    5%
  • Farmer

    2%
  • Grocer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Callender family was Grocer. Annuitant, Shoemaker and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Callender. The most common Callender occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 5% of Callender's were Annuitants.

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Callender Historical Records

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Callender Life Expectancy

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