Cardon Family History

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Cardon Name Meaning

French: from Old Norman French cardon ‘thistle’ (a diminutive of carde, from Latin carduus), hence a topographic name for someone who lived on land overgrown with thistles, an occupational name for someone who carded wool (originally a process carried out with thistles and teasels), or perhaps a nickname for a prickly and unapproachable person. French: possibly from a reduced form of the personal name Ricardon, a pet form of Richard. English: variant spelling of Carden, cognate with 1.

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

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Cardon Family Origin

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Cardon Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Boot & Shoe Merchant

    3%

In 1880, the most common Cardon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Cardon's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cardon. A less common occupation for the Cardon family was Boot & Shoe Merchant.

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Cardon Life Expectancy

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