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Caldas Name Meaning

Galician and Portuguese: habitational name from any of various places called Caldas especially in Galicia (Spain) with reference to their hot springs. Catalan: Castilianized form of Caldes a habitational name from any of various places so called (compare 1 above).

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


Similar surnames: Salas, Cales, Canas, Pallas, Casas, Valdes, Calla, Calder, Carias

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Where is the Caldas family from?

You can see how Caldas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Caldas family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Caldas families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 2 Caldas families living in California. This was about 11% of all the recorded Caldas's in USA. California and 3 other states had the highest population of Caldas families in 1920.
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What did your Caldas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Caldas. 50% of Caldas men worked as a Salesman and 100% of Caldas women worked as a Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    50%
  • Laborer
    50%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    100%
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Census Records

There are 558 census records available for the last name Caldas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Caldas census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Caldas. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 159 military records available for the last name Caldas. For the veterans among your Caldas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Caldas lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Caldas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Caldas in 1965 was 85, and 88 in 2004.

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