Cardon Family History

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Cardon Name Meaning

French: from Old Norman French cardon ‘thistle’ (a diminutive of carde, from Latin carduus), hence a topographic name for someone who lived on land overgrown with thistles, an occupational name for someone who carded wool (originally a process carried out with thistles and teasels), or perhaps a nickname for a prickly and unapproachable person. French: possibly from a reduced form of the personal name Ricardon, a pet form of Richard. English: variant spelling of Carden, cognate with 1.

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


Similar surnames: Carden, Caron, Cardo, Bardon, Cordon, Carton, Pardon, Cardin, Carda

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Cardon Family Origin

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Cardon Family Occupations

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  • Diamond Setter

    14%
  • Embroidery Designer

    14%
  • General Lab

    14%
  • Labourer In Shipyard

    14%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cardon family was Labourer In Shipyard. The most common Cardon occupation in the UK was Diamond Setter. 14% of Cardon's were Diamond Setters. Diamond Setter, Embroidery Designer and General Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cardon.

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Cardon Historical Records

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Cardon Life Expectancy

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