Cardwell Family History

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Cardwell Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: variant of Caldwell.

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


Similar surnames: Cadwell, Caldwell, Cauldwell, Caudell, Coldwell, Wardwell, Carwell

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Cardwell Family Origin

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Cardwell Family Occupations

What did your Cardwell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cardwell family was Labourer. The most common Cardwell occupation in Canada was Farmer. 25% of Cardwell's were Farmers. Farmer, Going To School and Labouer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cardwell.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Going To School

    18%
  • Labouer

    7%
  • Labourer

    7%

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

Cardwell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cardwell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cardwell 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Cardwell. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Cardwell. For the veterans among your Cardwell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cardwell Life Expectancy

What is the average Cardwell lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Cardwell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Cardwell in 1944 was 28, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cardwell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cardwell 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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