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Cardo Family History

Cardo Surname Meaning

Spanish and Italian: from cardo ‘thistle cardoon’ (from Latin carduus) hence a topographic name or possibly in some cases a metonymic occupational name for a wool carder thistles having been used for this purpose. Italian: from a short form of a personal name with this ending such as Accardo Biancardo (see Biancardi ) or Riccardo . Catalan (Cardó): habitational name from a place called Cardó in Catalonia.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Carda, Cardon, Carro, Pardo, Carbo, Card, Caro, Nardo, Calo, Cerro

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Where is the Cardo family from?

You can see how Cardo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cardo family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Cardo families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 15 Cardo families living in Warwickshire. This was about 33% of all the recorded Cardo's in United Kingdom. Warwickshire had the highest population of Cardo families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cardo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cardo ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Lorry Driver Transport H W and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Cardo. 100% of Cardo men worked as a Lorry Driver Transport H W and 100% of Cardo women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Lorry Driver Transport H W

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Cardo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cardo census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 889 immigration records available for the last name Cardo. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 404 military records available for the last name Cardo. For the veterans among your Cardo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cardo lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Cardo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Cardo in 1965 was 75, and 77 in 2004.

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