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Cardinali Family History

Cardinali Name Meaning

Italian: variant of Cardinale.

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

Similar surnames: Cardinale, Cardile, Cardillo, Carminati, Rainaldi, Pardini, Cardelli

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Where is the Cardinali family from?

You can see how Cardinali families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cardinali family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Cardinali families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1881 there were 2 Cardinali families living in Midlothian. This was 100% of all the recorded Cardinali's in Scotland. Midlothian had the highest population of Cardinali families in 1881.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cardinali surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cardinali ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Brancher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cardinali. 45% of Cardinali men worked as a Laborer and 40% of Cardinali women worked as a Brancher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cardinali were Handyman and Operator.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Delivery Boy
  • Handyman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Brancher
  • Housewife
  • Clerk
  • Operator
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Cardinali. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cardinali census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Cardinali. 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 Cards

There are 508 military records available for the last name Cardinali. For the veterans among your Cardinali ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cardinali lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Cardinali life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Cardinali in 1945 was 50, and 85 in 2004.

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