Cardo History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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

Early Origins of the Cardo family

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

Important Dates for the Cardo family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cardo research. Another 126 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1223, 1529 and 1765 are included under the topic Early Cardo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Cardo 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.

Early Notables of the Cardo family (pre 1700)

Notable bearers of the family name Cardo 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 Cardo Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Cardo migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Cardo Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
  • Alonso Cardo, to America in 1514
  • Juan de Cardo, to America in 1537
Cardo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Monica Cardo, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1811 [1]
  • Alonso Cardo, who landed in America in 1814 [1]
  • G Gao Cardo, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1837 [1]
  • J Cardo, aged 25, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1850 [1]

Cardo migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Cardo Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Betty Cardo, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • John Cardo, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Mary Cardo, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1750

Contemporary Notables of the name Cardo (post 1700)

  • Dominic “The Doginator” Cardo, American competitive eater and a member of the International Federation of Competitive Eating (IFOCE)
  • José Cardó Guarderas, Peruvian Reconstrucción Democrática's presidential candidate for the 2006 national election
  • Pierre Cardo (b. 1949), French politician, member of the National Assembly of France

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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)
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