Cardy Family History

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Cardy Name Meaning

Cornish and English: habitational name from any of three places called Cardew, in the parishes of Trevalga and Warbstow, Cornwall, and in Cumbria. All are of Celtic origin, from cair, ker ‘fort’ + du ‘dark’, ‘black’.

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


Similar surnames: Carey, Tardy, Bardy, Carby, Lardy, Hardy, Cerny, Cady, Card, Cardo

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Cardy Family Origin

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Cardy Family Occupations

What did your Cardy ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Cardy. 2% of Cardy men worked as a Builders Labourer and 55% of Cardy women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cardy were Bus Driver and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer
    2%
  • General Labourer
    2%
  • Bricklayer
    2%
  • Bus Driver
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    55%
  • Housewife
    4%
  • Household Duties (unpaid)
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Cardy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Cardy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cardy 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Cardy. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Cardy. For the veterans among your Cardy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cardy Life Expectancy

What is the average Cardy lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Cardy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Cardy in 1944 was 28, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cardy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cardy ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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