Carda Family History

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Carda Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: from carda ‘teasel’, ‘carder’ (from Latin carduus ‘thistle’), hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who carded (disentangled) wool, the dried heads of teasels and thistles having originally been used for this purpose. Italian (Cardà): probably a topographic name from Greek kardas ‘thistle field’. Czech: nickname for a cunning, clever, or sly person, Old Czech or Moravian dialect carda.

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


Similar surnames: Cardo, Card, Corda, Cerda, Carra, Cada, Korda, Cara, Cardi, Varda

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Carda Family Origin

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Carda Family Occupations

What did your Carda ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Dairyman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Carda. The most common Carda occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Carda's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Carda family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Dairyman

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Carda ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Carda Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Carda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carda 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Carda. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, 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 Carda. For the veterans among your Carda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Carda Life Expectancy

What is the average Carda lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Carda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Carda in 1959 was 58, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carda

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carda 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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