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Cardoso Family History

Cardoso Name Meaning
Portuguese, Galician, and Spanish: habitational name from any of numerous places with this name, denoting a place with an abundance of cardoons.

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

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368 Military Records
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Name Distribution of Cardoso Families

  • Number of Cardoso families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cardoso families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Cardoso last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Cardoso census records

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Cardoso Family Origin

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Cardoso Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Cardoso families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Cardoso

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Cardoso Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Cardoso census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Cardoso ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Military Service by Cardoso

Did the Cardosos fight for the North or the South? Or not at all? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation, and even physical descriptions.

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