Carda Family History

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Carda Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: from carda ‘teasel’, ‘carder’ (from Latin carduus ‘thistle’), hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who carded (disentangled) wool, the dried heads of teasels and thistles having originally been used for this purpose. Italian (Cardà): probably a topographic name from Greek kardas ‘thistle field’. Czech: nickname for a cunning, clever, or sly person, Old Czech or Moravian dialect carda.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Cardo, Card, Corda, Cerda, Carra, Cada, Korda, Cara, Cardi, Varda

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Carda Family Origin

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Carda Family Occupations

What did your Carda ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Carda.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Carda Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 533 immigration records available for the last name Carda. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 290 military records available for the last name Carda. For the veterans among your Carda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Carda Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Carda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Carda in 1959 was 58, and 76 in 2004.

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