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Calvin Name Meaning

Southern French: nickname for a bald man, from a diminutive of Old Occitan calv ‘bald’ (from Latin calvus). Spanish (Calvín): from a regional variant of a diminutive of calvo ‘bald’.

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


Similar surnames: Galvin, Calvey, Calman, Ballin, Cavin, Savin, Cain, Albin, Carlin

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Calvin Family Origin

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Calvin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Merchant

    13%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Carriage Builder

    7%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Calvin family was Carriage Builder. The most common Calvin occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Calvin's were Farmers. Farmer, Merchant and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Calvin.

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