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Cardenas Name Meaning

Spanish (Cárdenas): habitational name from places in the provinces of Almería and Logroño named Cárdenas, from the feminine plural of cárdeno ‘blue’, ‘bluish purple’ (Late Latin cardinus, from carduus ‘thistle’). Presumably the noun tierras ‘lands’ is to be understood, and the reference is to land covered with bluish plants, such as thistles or vines.

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


Similar surnames: Carden, Barcenas, Arenas, Cardosa, Cadenas, Cadena, Balderas

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Cardenas Family Origin

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Cardenas Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    19%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Keeps House

    8%

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In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cardenas. The most common Cardenas occupation in the USA was Laborer. 19% of Cardenas's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Cardenas family was Keeps House.

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Cardenas Life Expectancy

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