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

Cardos Early Origins



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

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Cardos Spelling Variations


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Cardos 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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Cardos Early History


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Cardos Early History



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

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Cardos Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cardos Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Fernando Cárdenas Zapata, who accompanied Viceroy Antonio de Mendoza to Peru in the mid sixteenth century. Other early migrants to the New World included Juan de Cardenes, who sailed to America in 1510.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cardos (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cardos (post 1700)



  • John "Bud" Cardos (b. 1929), American movie director and former actor/stuntman

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    2. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Caballeros de La Orden de Santiago Siglo XVIII. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996. Print.
    7. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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    The Cardos Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cardos 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 5 June 2015 at 09:24.

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