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The noble Spanish surname Cadis is of toponymic origin, deriving from the place name where the initial bearer lived or held land. Tradition states that the place-name Cadiz derives from the Caldean word "Gader" which literally signifies "boundaries of Hercules." Therefore, the surname Cadis signifies "one who came from Cadiz."

Cadis Early Origins



The surname Cadis was first found in the southern region of Andalusia, an area which has been ruled by Phoenicians, Romans and the Moors.

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Cadis Spelling Variations


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Cadis Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Cadiz, Cadis, Cadez and others.

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Cadis Early History


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Cadis Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cadis research. Another 233 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1100, 1743 and 1801 are included under the topic Early Cadis History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cadis Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cadis Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cadis Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Cadis Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Cadis, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1857

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    3. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    8. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    9. Chronological list of passengers to Spanish America (including Florida and Louisiana, 1538-1559). From documents in the "Indian Archives". Sevilla. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Cadis Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cadis 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.

    This page was last modified on 18 July 2014 at 13:22.

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