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Calmes Name Meaning

Possibly a French topographic name for a person living on a high barren plateau, from the Celtic term calmis. However, the name is concentrated in MS and KY, an unlikely distribution for French.

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


Similar surnames: Palmer, Cales, Camps, Balmes, Calais, Balmer, Sales, Valdes, Scales

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Calmes Family Origin

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Calmes Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    26%
  • At Home

    3%
  • Cook

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Calmes. The most common Calmes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Calmes's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Calmes family was Cook.

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Calmes Life Expectancy

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