Cardy Name Meaning

Cornish and English: habitational name from any of three places called Cardew, in the parishes of Trevalga and Warbstow, Cornwall, and in Cumbria. All are of Celtic origin, from cair, ker ‘fort’ + du ‘dark’, ‘black’.

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


Similar surnames: Carey, Tardy, Bardy, Carby, Lardy, Hardy, Cerny, Cady, Card, Cardo

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Cardy Family Origin

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Cardy Family Occupations

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  • Student

    29%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Cultivateur

    12%
  • Harnessmaker

    6%

In 1881, the most common Cardy occupation in Canada was Student. 29% of Cardy's were Students. Student, Farmer and Cultivateur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cardy. A less common occupation for the Cardy family was Harnessmaker.

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Cardy Historical Records

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Cardy Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Cardy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Cardy in 1944 was 28, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cardy

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