Last Name CALDER


Meaning Local: At the Calder, from residence beside the Calder, one of the many rivers of that name.
Local : from the village of Calder in Nairnshire. The family are descended from Hugh sou of Alexander Calder, 1440.
Local: A river in Yorkshire, England. 'Caldour,' Gaelic and Welsh, the water that incloses or shuts in.
Origin English, Scottish, Spanish, Irish, Belgian, South african

Rank 6,661 (2000 US census) 5,883 (1990 US census)
Count 4,676 (2000 US census)

Race / ethnic distribution

The 2000 US Census claims that
  • 88.96%, or 4160 total occurrences, of those with this family name identified themselves as being white,
  • 5.33%, or 249 total occurrences, as black,
  • 0.68%, or 32 total occurrences, as Asian and Pacific Islander,
  • 0.68%, or 32 total occurrences, as American Indian and Native Alaskan,
  • 1.24%, or 58 total occurrences, as two or more races, and
  • 3.1%, or 145 total occurrences, as Hispanic ethnic origin.

Ukrainian middle names

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Shortest last names

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