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Callard Name Meaning

English (Devon): unexplained. Respelling of French Calard, a derivative of Old French cale, denoting a kind of close-fitting cap worn by women (see Cale). Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Kallart or Kellert, variants of Keller.

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


Similar surnames: Calland, Allard, Mallard, Fullard, Bullard, Gillard, Hillard, Pillard

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Where is the Callard family from?

You can see how Callard families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Callard family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Callard families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1880 there were 34 Callard families living in New York. This was about 34% of all the recorded Callard's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Callard families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Callard surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Callard ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Callard. 26% of Callard men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Callard women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Callard were Truck Driver and 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

  • Farmer
    26%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Truck Driver
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Teacher
    20%
  • Cook
    15%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Callard. 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 815 military records available for the last name Callard. For the veterans among your Callard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Callard lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Callard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Callard in 1958 was 48, and 89 in 2004.

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