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Calvert Name Meaning

English: occupational name from Middle English calfhirde, from Old English (Anglian) calf ‘calf’ + hierde ‘herdsman’.

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


Similar surnames: Calver, Carver, Culver, Calder, Calbert, Halbert, Covert, Cavett

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Calvert Family Origin

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Calvert Family Occupations

What did your Calvert ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Calvert occupation in Canada was Farmer. 30% of Calvert's were Farmers. Farmer, Going To School and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Calvert. A less common occupation for the Calvert family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Going To School

    19%
  • School

    10%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Calvert Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Calvert Life Expectancy

What is the average Calvert lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Calvert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Calvert in 1945 was 38, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Calvert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Calvert 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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