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Cauldwell Family History

Cauldwell Name Meaning

English (Derbyshire and Lancashire): variant of Caudill .

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


Similar surnames: Caldwell, Cardwell, Cadwell, Caudell, Coldwell, Caudill, Hallowell

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Where is the Cauldwell family from?

You can see how Cauldwell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cauldwell family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Cauldwell families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 9 Cauldwell families living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Cauldwell's in USA. New York had the highest population of Cauldwell families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cauldwell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cauldwell ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cauldwell. 28% of Cauldwell men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Cauldwell women worked as a Servant. .

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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
    28%
  • Laborer
    26%
  • Carpenter
    5%
  • Proprietor
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Servant
    100%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Cauldwell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cauldwell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

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

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What is the average Cauldwell lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Cauldwell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Cauldwell in 1963 was 72, and 68 in 2004.

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