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From the historical and enchanting region of Spain emerged a multitude of noble families, including the distinguished Cardenas family. The original bearer of the name Cardenas, 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.

Cardenas Early Origins



The surname Cardenas was first found in La Rioja, in northern Spain.

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Cardenas Spelling Variations


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Cardenas Spelling Variations



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.

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Cardenas Early History


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Cardenas Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cardenas research. Another 251 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1223, 1529 and 1765 are included under the topic Early Cardenas History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cardenas Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cardenas Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable bearers of the family name Cardenas were Diego Cárdenas y Macón, a soldier of the Reconquest who fought for Ferdinand and Isabella to recapture Granada; Diego de Cárdenas y Enríquez, created Duke of Maqueda in 1529; Agustín de Cárdenas y Castellón, created...

Another 43 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cardenas 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:

Cardenas Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Rodrigo de Cárdenas, to America in 1513
  • Bartolomé de Cárdenas, went to America in 1527
  • Alvaro de Cárdenas, traveled to Venezuela in 1534
  • Luis de Cárdenas, voyaged to Peru in 1534
  • García Cárdenas, who sailed to Mexico in 1537
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Cardenas Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Fernando Cárdenas Zapata, who accompanied Viceroy Antonio de Mendoza to Peru in the mid sixteenth century

Cardenas Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Isabel De Cardenas, who landed in America in 1812 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Rodrigo De Cardenas, who landed in America in 1813 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Bartolome De Cardenas, who arrived in America in 1827 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Jose Cardenas, aged 40, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1831 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Luis De Cardenas, who landed in Peru in 1834 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cardenas (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cardenas (post 1700)



  • Tony Cardenas, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2000, 2004
  • Richard A. Cardenas, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1996
  • M. Michael Cardenas, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1972
  • Gloria Cardenas, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1972
  • George Cardenas, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2008
  • Benjamin Cardenas, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2004
  • Alphonso Cardenas, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 2004
  • Alberto R. Cardenas (b. 1948), American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 14th District, 1978; Presidential Elector for Florida, 1992; Florida Republican State Chair, 2002
  • Alberto P. Cardenas Jr., American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2000
  • Leo Cárdenas (b. 1938), prominent shortstop in American Major League Baseball for 16 years
  • ... (Another 7 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  4. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
  5. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
  6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
  7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  9. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
  10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  11. ...

The Cardenas Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cardenas 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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