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Carden Name Meaning

from Anglo-Norman French cardon ‘thistle’ (a diminutive of carde, from Latin carduus), probably applied as a topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of land overgrown with thistles, as an occupational name for someone involved in the carding of wool, originally carried out with thistle and teasel heads, or as a nickname for a prickly and unapproachable person. habitational name from Carden in Cheshire, which is recorded in the mid 13th century in the form Kawrdin and in the early 14th century as Cawardyn; it is probably named with Old English carr ‘rock’ + wor{dh}ign ‘enclosure’.

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


Similar surnames: Cardon, Harden, Calder, Warden, Garden, Cardo, Marden, Camden, Carmen

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Carden Family Origin

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Carden Family Occupations

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In 1881, Labourer, Farmer and Dock Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carden. The most common Carden occupation in the UK was Labourer. 5% of Carden's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Carden family was Pansmith.

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  • Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Dock Labourer

    2%
  • Pansmith

    2%

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Carden Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Carden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Carden in 1940 was 38, and 76 in 2004.

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