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Calvin Name Meaning

Southern French: nickname for a bald man, from a diminutive of Old Occitan calv ‘bald’ (from Latin calvus). Spanish (Calvín): from a regional variant of a diminutive of calvo ‘bald’.

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


Similar surnames: Galvin, Calvey, Calman, Ballin, Cavin, Savin, Cain, Albin, Carlin

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Calvin Family Origin

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Calvin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, the most common Calvin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Calvin's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Calvin. A less common occupation for the Calvin family was Farm Laborer.

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Calvin Life Expectancy

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