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Calderon Name Meaning

Spanish (Calderón): topographic name from an augmentative of caldera ‘basin’, ‘crater’, ‘hollow’, a common element of stream and mountain names, or a habitational name from a place named with this word, as for example Calderón in Valencia province. Alternatively, it may be a metonymic occupational name from the same word in the sense ‘kettle’, ‘cauldron’.

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


Similar surnames: Calderone, Caldera, Waldron, Calder, Alderton, Calleros, Carden

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Calderon Family Origin

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Calderon Family Occupations

What did your Calderon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Calderon occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Calderon's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Calderon. A less common occupation for the Calderon family was Fidler.

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Farmer

    22%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Fidler

    6%

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Calderon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Calderon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Calderon 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 Calderon. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Calderon. For the veterans among your Calderon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Calderon Life Expectancy

What is the average Calderon lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Calderon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Calderon in 1942 was 39, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Calderon 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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