Calver Family History

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Calver Name Meaning

habitational name from Calver in Derbyshire, named in Old English with calf ‘calf’ + ofer ‘slope’, ‘ridge’. variant of Calvert.

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

Similar surnames: Calder, Calvert, Culver, Carver, Galler, Colmer, Calvey, Colver

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Calver Family Origin

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Calver Family Occupations

What did your Calver ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Calver. A less common occupation for the Calver family was Shoemaker. The most common Calver occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Calver's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Farm Labourer

  • Shoemaker


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

Calver Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 35,000 census records available for the last name Calver. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Calver 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Calver. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Calver. For the veterans among your Calver ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Calver Life Expectancy

What is the average Calver lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Calver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Calver in 1959 was 42, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Calver

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Calver 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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