The noble Spanish surname Cadiz 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 Cadiz signifies "one who came from Cadiz."
The surname Cadiz was first found in the southern region of Andalusia, an area which has been ruled by Phoenicians,
and the Moors.
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