Calland Family History

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Calland Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): unexplained; possibly a variant of Scottish and Irish Callan. French: metonymic occupational name for someone who owned or sailed a large cargo vessel, from a Picard or southern French variant of Old French chaland ‘large cargo vessel’. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads in Agder and Vestlandet named Kalland or Kaland, generally from Old Norse Kalfaland, a compound of kalfr ‘calf’ + land ‘(piece of) land’.

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

Similar surnames: Garland, Watland, Callard, Belland, Helland, Callan, Madland, Holland

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Calland Family Origin

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Calland Family Occupations

What did your Calland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Calland. The most common Calland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Calland's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Calland family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Hand

  • Farming


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Calland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Calland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Calland 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Calland. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Calland. For the veterans among your Calland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Calland Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Calland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Calland in 1962 was 93, and 85 in 2004.

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