Cardiff Family History

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Cardiff Name Meaning

Welsh: habitational name from the Welsh city Cardiff in Glamorgan, named with Welsh caer ‘fort’ + the genitive singular of the river name Taf, from Welsh taf ‘water’, ‘stream’.

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

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Cardiff Family Origin

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Cardiff Family Occupations

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  • Brass Founder Employing 3 Men & 3 Boys

    8%
  • Brick Setters Laborer

    8%
  • Carter

    8%
  • Ex Cotton Porter

    8%

In 1881, Brass Founder Employing 3 Men & 3 Boys, Brick Setters Laborer and Carter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cardiff. A less common occupation for the Cardiff family was Ex Cotton Porter. The most common Cardiff occupation in the UK was Brass Founder Employing 3 Men & 3 Boys. 8% of Cardiff's were Brass Founder Employing 3 Men & 3 Boyss.

Source: Census data for Cardiff | Data not to scale

Cardiff Historical Records

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Cardiff Life Expectancy

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Famous Cardiff Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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