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Cardosa Name Meaning

Galician and Portuguese: habitational name from any of various places in Portugal and Galicia named Cardosa. Southern Italian: habitational name from a place named Cardosa, probably from an adjectival derivative of cardo ‘thistle’ (Latin cardosus ‘rich in thistles’).

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


Similar surnames: Cardosi, Cardoso, Cardona, Cardo, Carda, Canosa, Cardone, Cardon

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Cardosa Family Origin

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Cardosa Family Occupations

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  • Farm Laborer

    50%
  • Laborer

    50%

In 1880, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Cardosa. The most common Cardosa occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 50% of Cardosa's were Farm Laborers.

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Cardosa Historical Records

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Cardosa Life Expectancy

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