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Where did the Spanish Cardosi family come from? What is the Spanish Cardosi family crest and coat of arms? When did the Cardosi family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Cardosi family history?From the historical and enchanting region of Spain emerged a multitude of noble families, including the distinguished Cardosi family. The original bearer of the name Cardosi, which is a local surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful place named Cardenas in the region of Castilla la Vieja or in the place named Cardenas in the Rioja region. The place-name Cardenas is derived from the Aragonese word "cardelina," which means goldfinch. In Spanish, local surnames are often preceded by de, which is a prefix that means of or from and is indicative of a toponymic origin.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Cárdenas, de Cárdenas, Cardenas, de Cardenas, Cárdena, de Cárdena, Cardena, de Cardena, Cardenes, de Cardenes, Cardo, de Cardo and many more.
First found in La Rioja, in northern Spain.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cardosi research. Another 405 words(29 lines of text) covering the years 1223, 1529, and 1765 are included under the topic Early Cardosi History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 85 words(6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cardosi Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Fernando Cárdenas Zapata, who accompanied Viceroy Antonio de Mendoza to Peru in the mid sixteenth century. Other early migrants to the New World included Juan de Cardenes, who sailed to America in 1510.
The Cardosi Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cardosi Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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