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Cardi Family History

Cardi Name Meaning

topographic name from the plural of cardo ‘thistle’ (from Latin cardus). see Cardo.

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

Similar surnames: Cardo, Carda, Pardi, Carden, Cerri, Gard, Cordi, Bardi, Cardin, Nardi

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Where is the Cardi family from?

You can see how Cardi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cardi family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Cardi families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 8 Cardi families living in New York. This was about 22% of all the recorded Cardi's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Cardi families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cardi surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cardi ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cardi. 30% of Cardi men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Cardi women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cardi were Enomeling and Stenographer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • New Worker
  • Enomeling

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
  • Housewife
  • Packer
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Cardi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cardi census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 674 immigration records available for the last name Cardi. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Cardi. For the veterans among your Cardi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cardi lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Cardi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Cardi in 1950 was 66, and 88 in 2004.

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