Cardin Family History

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Cardin Name Meaning

French: from a reduced form of the personal name Ricardin, a Norman and Picard pet form of Richard.

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

Similar surnames: Cardon, Nardin, Carlin, Bardin, Hardin, Carden, Larkin, Markin, Darin

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Cardin Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Cardin name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Cardin. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • France


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Cardin Family Origin

Where is the Cardin family from?

Cardin Family Occupations

What did your Cardin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Cardin occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 50% of Cardin's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Cardin family was Cultivateur Son. Cultivateur, Farmer and Navigateur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cardin.

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  • Cultivateur

  • Farmer

  • Navigateur

  • Cultivateur Son


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

Cardin Historical Records

What Cardin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Cardin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cardin 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Cardin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Cardin. For the veterans among your Cardin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cardin Life Expectancy

What is the average Cardin lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Cardin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Cardin in 1952 was 41, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cardin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cardin 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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