Last name: CALDER

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CALDER : This last name is indexed 69,917 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

CALDER : 1: Scottish: habitational name from any of the places called Calder in Midlothian and Caithness or Cawdor in Nairnshire.2: English: perhaps a habitational name from Calder in Cumbria named from the river on which it stands (probably a British name from Welsh caled ‘hard violent’ + dwfr ‘water stream’). However the modern surname in England seems to be of Scottish origin rather than from the Cumbrian placename.

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