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Cordon Family History

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

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Name Distribution of Cordon Families

  • Number of Cordon families
     16 - 30
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cordon families
     41 - 80
     14 - 40
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Cordon families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Cordon Family Origin

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Cordon Immigration Information

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Cordon Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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