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Caldwell Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: habitational name from any of several places in England and Scotland, variously spelled, that are named with Old English cald ‘cold’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’. Caldwell in North Yorkshire is one major source of the surname; Caldwell in Renfrewshire in Scotland another.

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

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Caldwell Family Origin

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Caldwell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • School

    4%
  • Clerk

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

In 1881, the most common Caldwell occupation in Canada was Farmer. 41% of Caldwell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Caldwell family was Blacksmith. Farmer, School and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Caldwell.

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Caldwell Life Expectancy

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