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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

What did your Calmes ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    26%
  • At Home

    3%
  • Cook

    3%

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Calmes Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Calmes Life Expectancy

What is the average Calmes lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Calmes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Calmes in 1947 was 24, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Calmes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Calmes 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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