Cardy Family History

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Cardy Name Meaning

Cornish and English: habitational name from any of three places called Cardew, in the parishes of Trevalga and Warbstow, Cornwall, and in Cumbria. All are of Celtic origin, from cair, ker ‘fort’ + du ‘dark’, ‘black’.

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


Similar surnames: Carey, Tardy, Bardy, Carby, Lardy, Hardy, Cerny, Cady, Card, Cardo

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Cardy Family Origin

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Cardy Family Occupations

What did your Cardy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cardy family was Miner. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cardy. The most common Cardy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Cardy's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Miner

    8%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Cardy ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Cardy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cardy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cardy census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Cardy. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Cardy. For the veterans among your Cardy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cardy Life Expectancy

What is the average Cardy lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Cardy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Cardy in 1944 was 28, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cardy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cardy ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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