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Kardos Name Meaning

Hungarian and Jewish (from Hungary): from kard ‘sword’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a warrior or a status name for a swordsman, i.e. a nobleman who had the right to wear a sword. As a Jewish surname it was ornamental. Czech (Kardoš): variant of Kardas.

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


Similar surnames: Cardo, Jaros, Cardon, Aros, Bardon, Kardas, Bartos, Karol, Ardon

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Kardos Family Occupations

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Kardos Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Kardos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Kardos in 1957 was 42, and 84 in 2004.

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