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Cardona Family History

Cardona Name Meaning

Catalan: habitational name from a place in Barcelona province named Cardona. Its name dates from the pre-Roman period.

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


Similar surnames: Carmona, Cardosa, Cardon, Cardo, Caron, Carden, Carota, Carona, Ardon

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Where is the Cardona family from?

You can see how Cardona families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cardona family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Cardona families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 41 Cardona families living in Texas. This was about 59% of all the recorded Cardona's in USA. Texas had the highest population of Cardona families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cardona surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cardona ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cardona. 26% of Cardona men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Cardona women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cardona were Farm Laborer and Costurera. .

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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
    26%
  • Labrador
    14%
  • Agricultor
    6%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    12%
  • Bordadora
    10%
  • Packer
    9%
  • Costurera
    9%
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Census Records

There are 36,000 census records available for the last name Cardona. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cardona 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 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Cardona. 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 Cardona. For the veterans among your Cardona ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cardona lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Cardona life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Cardona in 1947 was 61, and 67 in 2004.

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