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Kaldor Name Meaning

Hungarian (Káldor) and Jewish (from Hungary): from a Magyarized form of German Kalter.

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


Similar surnames: Sandor, Kantor, Kardos, Kaylor, Alder, Kalmar, Kalter, Kader, Kaczor

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Where is the Kaldor family from?

You can see how Kaldor families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kaldor family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Kaldor families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 25 Kaldor families living in Dakota Territory. This was 100% of all the recorded Kaldor's in the USA. Dakota Territory had the highest population of Kaldor families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kaldor surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kaldor ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kaldor. 62% of Kaldor men worked as a Laborer.

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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

  • Laborer
    62%
  • Farmer
    29%
  • Lawyer
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    100%
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What Kaldor family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kaldor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kaldor 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 387 immigration records available for the last name Kaldor. 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 166 military records available for the last name Kaldor. For the veterans among your Kaldor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kaldor lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Kaldor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Kaldor in 1965 was 75, and 64 in 2004.

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