Callender Family History
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Callender Name Meaning
English: occupational name for a person who finished freshly woven cloth by passing it between heavy rollers to compress the weave. The English term for such a worker, calender, is from Old French calandrier, calandreur, from the verb calandrer. Scottish: variant spelling of Callander. Variant spelling of German Kalander (see Kolander).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press