Carda Family History
Carda Name Meaning
Spanish and Portuguese: nickname from carda ‘teasel’ or ‘carder’ (derived from cardar from Latin cardus ‘thistle’) hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who carded (disentangled) wool the dried heads of teasels and thistles having originally been used for this purpose. Spanish: habitational name from Carda in Oviedo province. Italian (Cardà): probably a topographic name from Greek kardas ‘thistle field’. Czech: nickname for a cunning clever or sly person from Old Czech or Moravian dialect carda.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022