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ˈkɔl dərcalder

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Calder, Alexander Caldernoun

    United States sculptor who first created mobiles and stabiles (1898-1976)


  1. calder

    Calder is an English-language surname, predominantly found in Scotland, that has various potential meanings or originations. Some believe it's derived from the term "cald stream" which means "rocky water" in Old English. Additionally, Calder could be referring to Alexander Calder, an influential American sculptor known for inventing mobiles (a type of moving sculpture). It could also refer to places named Calder in Scotland and Canada. So, in general, Calder could either refer to a family name, a geographical location, or a renowned individual depending on the context.

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  1. calder

    Calder is a residential neighbourhood in north west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The area was originally part of the Hudson's Bay Company reserve and was settled by employees of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway. Calder was originally an independent town that was developed to house the workforce at the railway's roundhouse, repair shop and shunt yards. Calder became a part of the City of Edmonton in 1917. The western boundary of the neighbourhood is 127 Street, the eastern boundary is 113 A Street, the southern boundary is 127 Avenue, and the northern boundary is 132 Avenue. The most common type of residence in the neighbourhood, according to the 2005 municipal census, is the single family dwelling. These account for approximately two out of every three (65%) of all the residences in the neighbourhood. Another one in five residences (19%) are duplexes.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Calder is ranked #6848 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Calder surname appeared 4,915 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 2 would have the surname Calder.

    85.9% or 4,225 total occurrences were White.
    6.5% or 321 total occurrences were Black.
    4% or 201 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.6% or 81 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.9% or 44 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.8% or 43 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Calder in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Calder in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Calder in a Sentence

  1. Tampa Bay coach Jon Cooper:

    You walk into that kid's house and you look at the trophy mantle and all you see is trophies of where this kid has won, memorial Cup, Calder Cup, World Juniors ... winning follows that kid. You're a special player for that to happen.

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