Cardot History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The prominent surname Cardot originated in the magnificent and dynamic country of France. This country was known for its powerful and eccentric royal dynasties, and also for its lasting contributions to the culture of Europe. The surname Cardot was an occupational surname for a person holding the religious title of Cardinal. Occupational surnames are part of a broader group of surnames, known as hereditary surnames. They were generally taken from the occupations of an ancestor of the bearer.

Early Origins of the Cardot family

The surname Cardot was first found in Poitou. The name can also be traced to Orleanais (Orléans), with the noble Cardinet family, from which came Claude de Cardinet, a squire who is recorded at his death in 1696, and who was general treasurer in Orléans. [1]

Early History of the Cardot family

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Cardot Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Cardin, Cardet, Cardineau, Cardinet, Cardot and others.

Early Notables of the Cardot family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the family at this time was Pierre-Maurice Cardinaux, who was a traitor in Paris around 1780. N. Cardet de Loigny was canon of Cléry; Julien Cardin was one of the founders, in 1834, of the Agricultural Society of Poitiers; Lucien Cardot, born in Roville (Meurth) in 1838, entered the service as a soldier, became lieutenant in...
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Cardot Ranking

In France, the name Cardot is the 1,631st most popular surname with an estimated 3,674 people with that name. [2]

Migration of the Cardot family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: 100 individuals who arrived from France onto Canadian shores between 1600 and 1900. Among them, Noel Cardin married in 1669 in Ameau, Quebec; the Cardinet family settled in Canada with Jean-Baptiste, born in 1677.


Contemporary Notables of the name Cardot (post 1700) +

  • Jean Cardot (1930-2020), French sculptor, born in Saint-Étienne, France


  1. ^ Hozier, Charles D, and Antoine Bachelin-Delforenne. État présent De La Noblesse française (1883-1887): Contenant Le Distionnaire De La Noblesse Contemporaine Et Larmorial général De France, Dapres Les Manuscrits De Ch. D Hozier. Librairie Des Bibliophiles, 1884. Print.
  2. ^ http://www.journaldesfemmes.com/nom-de-famille/nom/


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