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


Similar surnames: Carden, Caron, Cardo, Bardon, Cordon, Carton, Pardon, Cardin, Carda

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Cardon Family Origin

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Cardon Family Occupations

What did your Cardon ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Boot & Shoe Merchant

    3%

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Cardon Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Cardon ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Cardon Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, Cardon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Cardon in 1957 was 59, and 80 in 2004.

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