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Carden Family History

Carden Name Meaning
from Anglo-Norman French cardon ‘thistle’ (a diminutive of carde, from Latin carduus), probably applied as a topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of land overgrown with thistles, as an occupational name for someone involved in the carding of wool, originally carried out with thistle and teasel heads, or as a nickname for a prickly and unapproachable person.habitational name from Carden in Cheshire, which is recorded in the mid 13th century in the form Kawrdin and in the early 14th century as Cawardyn; it is probably named with Old English carr ‘rock’ + wor{dh}ign ‘enclosure’.

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

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Name Distribution of Carden Families

  • Number of Carden families
     57 - 112
     20 - 56
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Carden families
     105 - 207
     36 - 104
     1 - 35
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Carden families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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