Cardino History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Cardino family
The surname Cardino was first found in Suffolk where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that county.
Early History of the Cardino family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cardino research. Another 134 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1560, 1820, 1455, 1487, 1650, 1673 and 1719 are included under the topic Early Cardino History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Cardino Spelling Variations
Cardino has been spelled many different ways. Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Spelling variants included: Cardinal, Cardinall, Cordinal, Cordinall and many more.
Early Notables of the Cardino family (pre 1700)
Distinguished members of the family include Robert Cardinall, (fl 1650), English painter, known for his portrait of Robert Gainsborough (b. 1673.)
Adam de Cardonnel (d. 1719), was Secretary to the Duke of Marlborough, a...
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Cardino migration to Canada +
In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Cardinos to arrive on North American shores:
Cardino Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
- William Cardino, who settled in Ontario in 1871
Contemporary Notables of the name Cardino (post 1700) +
- Joseph Cardino, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 1988 
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