The surname Calderin was brought to England
in the wake of the Norman Conquest
of 1066. The name is derived from the Old French "chalderonnier" or "cauderonnier," meaning "a maker of cauldrons."
Early Origins of the Calderin family
The surname Calderin was first found in Yorkshire
, where the Calderin family held a seat from ancient times, having been granted the land by William of Normandy
for assisting in the Conquest of 1066. The first known bearer of the name was Stephen Caldron, who was recorded in Yorkshire
Early History of the Calderin family
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Calderin Spelling Variations
It is only in the last few hundred
years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon
surnames like Calderin are characterized by many spelling variations
. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Calderin include: Calderon, Calderone, Cauldron, Cawdron, Coldron, Caldron and many more.
Early Notables of the Calderin family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Calderin family to the New World and Oceana
Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Calderin or a variant listed above:
Calderin Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Julio Calderin, aged 19, who settled in America, in 1911
- Manual Calderin, aged 25, who emigrated to the United States, in 1914
- Carlos Calderin, aged 19, who landed in America, in 1914
- Frank Calderin, aged 20, who emigrated to the United States, in 1923