Cardiff Family History

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Cardiff Name Meaning

Welsh: habitational name from the Welsh city Cardiff in Glamorgan, named with Welsh caer ‘fort’ + the genitive singular of the river name Taf, from Welsh taf ‘water’, ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Cardosa, Cardo, Carrico, Caddick, Carrion, Cardiel, Harding, Carpino

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Cardiff Family Origin

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Cardiff Family Occupations

What did your Cardiff ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Farmer Son

    4%
  • Farmers Son

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cardiff family was Farmers Son. The most common Cardiff occupation in Canada was Farmer. 75% of Cardiff's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cardiff.

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Cardiff Historical Records

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Cardiff Life Expectancy

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