Callender Family History

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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

What did your Callender ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Com Traveller were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Callender. A less common occupation for the Callender family was Dentist. The most common Callender occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Callender's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Com Traveller

    17%
  • Dentist

    17%

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

Callender Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Callender Life Expectancy

What is the average Callender lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Callender life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Callender in 1949 was 28, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Callender

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Callender 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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