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Cardin Name Meaning

French: from a reduced form of the personal name Ricardin, a Norman and Picard pet form of Richard.

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


Similar surnames: Cardon, Nardin, Carlin, Bardin, Hardin, Carden, Larkin, Markin, Darin

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Where is the Cardin family from?

You can see how Cardin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cardin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Cardin families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 8 Cardin families living in Tennessee. This was about 32% of all the recorded Cardin's in the USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Cardin families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cardin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cardin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cardin. 21% of Cardin men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Cardin women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cardin were Clerk and Weaver.

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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
    21%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Maid
    8%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Weaver
    7%
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Census Records

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Cardin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cardin 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Cardin. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Cardin. For the veterans among your Cardin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cardin lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Cardin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Cardin in 1952 was 41, and 73 in 2004.

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