Cardiff Family History

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Cardiff Name Meaning

Welsh: habitational name from the Welsh city Cardiff in Glamorgan, named with Welsh caer ‘fort’ + the genitive singular of the river name Taf, from Welsh taf ‘water’, ‘stream’.

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

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Cardiff Family Origin

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Cardiff Family Occupations

What did your Cardiff ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cardiff family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cardiff. The most common Cardiff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Cardiff's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Cardiff | Data not to scale

Cardiff Historical Records

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Cardiff Life Expectancy

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