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

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Dairyman

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%

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

Source: Census data for Carda | Data not to scale

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Carda Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carda

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