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Cordon Name Meaning

French, English, and Spanish (Cordón): from Old French cordon ‘cord’, ‘ribbon’, a diminutive of corde ‘string’, ‘cord’; Spanish cordón, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of cord or ribbon. English: metonymic occupational name for a worker in fine Spanish kid leather, from Old French cordoan (so named with being originally produced at Córdoba).

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


Similar surnames: Cardon, Gordon, Condon, Bordon, Cordone, Cordes, Cotton, Corson

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Cordon Family Origin

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Cordon Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Boot Maker

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cordon family was Boot Maker. The most common Cordon occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Cordon's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cordon.

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