Normandy. It is derived from their residence in Normandy at Chardon.
Early Origins of the Cardons family
Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where this distinguished family has held a family seat since ancient times.
Early History of the Cardons family
Another 569 words (41 lines of text) covering the years 1285, 1329, 1385, 1435, 1485, 1683, 1650, 1700, 1643 and 1713 are included under the topic Early Cardons History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Cardons Spelling Variations
Roman Empire. Middle French also borrowed heavily from the Italian language during the Renaissance. As a result of these linguistic and cultural influences, the name Cardons is distinguished by a number of regional variations. The many spelling variations of the name include Chardon, Chardant, Chardont, Chardons, Cardon, Cardan, Cardont, Cardant, Cardons, Chardantes, Chardontes, Carrdon, Cardans, Chardonts, Cardone, Cardond, Chardone, Chardones, Charrdon, Cartond, Carrdons and many more.
Early Notables of the Cardons family (pre 1700)
Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cardons Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Cardons family to the New World and Oceana
In 1643, 109 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebec. Migration was slow. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the French Acadian presence in the Maritimes had reached 500. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The family name Cardons has made many distinguished contributions in France and New France to the world of science, culture, religion, and education. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Cardons were Magdeleine Chardon settled in Carolina in 1695-1696; A. Chardon, aged 29; settled in New Orleans in 1821; Anthony Chas. Chardon, aged 27; settled in New Orleans in 1821.
Cardons Family Crest Products