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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


Similar surnames: Callander, Calender, Allender, Challender, Lavender, Calland

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Callender Family Origin

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Callender Family Occupations

What did your Callender ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Callender occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Callender's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Callender family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Callender.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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Callender Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Callender ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Callender Life Expectancy

What is the average Callender lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, Callender life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Callender in 1949 was 28, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Callender ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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