From the historical and enchanting region of Spain
emerged a multitude of noble families, including the distinguished Cardosa family. The original bearer of the name Cardosa, 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 Cardosa family
The surname Cardosa was first found in La Rioja, in northern Spain.
Early History of the Cardosa family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cardosa research.Another 251 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1223, 1529 and 1765 are included under the topic Early Cardosa History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Cardosa 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 Cardosa family (pre 1700)
Notable bearers of the family name Cardosa 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 Cardosa Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Cardosa family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Cardosa Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Rachaell Cardosa, who arrived in Jamaica in 1740 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)