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ˈkɔld wɛl, -wəlcald·well

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Caldwell, Erskine Caldwell, Erskine Preston Caldwellnoun

    United States author remembered for novels about poverty and degeneration (1903-1987)


  1. caldwell

    Caldwell is primarily known as a surname of Scottish or Irish origin. It may also refer to various places in the United States, Canada, and Australia. Additionally, Caldwell is the name of an astronomical catalog comprising 109 star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies for observation by amateur astronomers, compiled by British astronomer Patrick Moore. The definition and usage of 'Caldwell' can vary greatly depending on the context.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Caldwell is ranked #327 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Caldwell surname appeared 93,944 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 32 would have the surname Caldwell.

    68% or 63,929 total occurrences were White.
    26.1% or 24,595 total occurrences were Black.
    2.3% or 2,180 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.2% or 2,151 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.7% or 695 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.4% or 395 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Caldwell in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Caldwell in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Caldwell in a Sentence

  1. Honolulu Police spokeswoman Michelle Yu:

    Mayor Kirk Caldwell and Honolulu Police agreed that they would not allow the guns to be sold to the general public and end up on the streets of Honolulu.

  2. Hans Florine:

    Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell were pushing the five-hour barrier before and then the four-hour barrier and then the three-hour barrier. So which one of those is the four-minute mile ? i think it is getting close.

  3. Gianno Caldwell:

    Fox News political analyst Gianno Caldwell, author of' Taken for Granted,' talks to homeless about the coronavirus crisis. Until this thing runs out, I dont think we can be overly prepared, or cautious, or guarded.

  4. John Nelson:

    Robert Caldwell and Grant Quinn McKee were both great guys, they were passionate about what they did. Grant Quinn McKee had a really good heart.

  5. Matt Caldwell:

    I’m Matt Caldwell. I like guns. I love the Second Amendment, and I support our president, that’s why I’m endorsed by the NRA.

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    long and thin and often limp
    A motile
    B lank
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