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The Anglo-Saxon name Cardea comes from when the family resided in an inhospitable or barren area. Cardea is derived from an Old English word meaning dwellers of the rough ground.

Cardea Early Origins



The surname Cardea was first found in Wiltshire, where the Cardea family held a family seat from ancient times. The earliest known bearer of the name was William Cart, who was listed in the Pipe Rolls of Wiltshire in 1176.

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Cardea Spelling Variations


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Cardea Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Cardea has been recorded under many different variations, including Cart, Carte, Carta and others.

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Cardea Early History


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Cardea Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cardea research. Another 177 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1686, 1754 and 1641 are included under the topic Early Cardea History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cardea Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cardea Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cardea Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cardea In Ireland


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Cardea In Ireland



Some of the Cardea family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 75 words (5 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Cardea or a variant listed above: William Cart, who settled in Virginia in 1654; as did Mary Cart in 1741; J.J. Carte, who came to New England in 1793 with his wife and two sons, and James Carte, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1848..

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    3. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    5. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    6. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    7. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    10. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
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    The Cardea Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cardea 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 11 September 2014 at 08:38.

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