Calvert Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Calvert Name Meaning: Taken from the Anglo-Saxon word 'calfhierde'', meaning 'calf herdsman'.

An occupational name given to someone who looked after a herd of cows/calves.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Calvert Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Calvert family

Profession Census Frequency
Female Servant 125
Independent 103
Agricultural Labourer 82
Farmer 80
Cotton Weaver 47
Male Servant 46
Labourer 43
Coal Miner 33
Weaver 23
Shoe Maker 20
Tailor 20
Dress Maker 18
Lead Miner 18
Joiner 15
Blacksmith 12
Fancy Weaver 12
Carpenter 11
Ag Labourer 11
Lab 9
Stone Mason 8
Grocer 8
Pupil 8
Cotton Spinner 8
Fisherman 8
Apprentice 7

Calvert Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Calvert 100% 41,356
2 Colvert 86% 366
3 Culvert 86% 289
4 Clavert 71% 165

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The surname Calvert is the most popular version of all its varients

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