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|Did you know that in the 1881 UK census there were 6107 people with the Calvert surname? In that year Calvert was ranked number 688 for popularity in the UK.|
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"CALVERT. Perhaps from the occupation of 'calf herd,' a keeper of calves. An old name in Yorkshire, Calvehird in reign of Edward n (Guppy). Johannes Calfhyrd witnessed confirmation of Snadoun to the Abbey of Dryburgh, c. 1350 (Dryburgh, 232). William Calwart, notary public in Arbroath, 1467, and another William Cauart in the regality of Arbroath is mentioned, 1535 (RAA., n, 174, 828). John Calward and Thomas Calwart had sasiuc of lands in Fife, 1563 (ER., xix, p. 512, 514). Robert Calvart or Cawart was rescued from justice, 1567 (RPC., i, p. 577). John Calwart was retoured heir of John Calwart, portioner of Kingisbamis his father, 1601 ( (Retours, Fife, 105), and in 1611 another John Calvart was retoured heir of Thomas Calvart his father (ibid., 219). John Cailvairt was burgess of Anstruther, 1628 (ibid., 1404), and Lancelot Cavart appears in Birnok, parish of Lamington, 1669 (Lanark CR,). "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)
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Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Calvert Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Calvert family tree.
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|Did you know that there are currently 7250 people with the Calvert surname in the UK? Calvert is now ranked number 819 for popularity in the UK.|
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