Cardozo History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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From the historical and enchanting region of Spain emerged a multitude of noble families, including the distinguished Cardozo family. The original bearer of the name Cardozo, 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 Cardozo family
The surname Cardozo was first found in La Rioja, in northern Spain.
Important Dates for the Cardozo family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cardozo research. Another 126 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1223, 1529 and 1765 are included under the topic Early Cardozo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Cardozo 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 Cardozo family (pre 1700)
Notable bearers of the family name Cardozo 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...
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Cardozo migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Cardozo Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Daniel Cardozo, who landed in Jamaica in 1742 
- Leah Cardozo, who arrived in Jamaica in 1743 
- Sarah Cardozo, who landed in Jamaica in 1743 
- Abrm Roiz Cardozo, who arrived in Jamaica in 1744-1745 
- Abm Roiz Cardozo, who arrived in Jamaica in 1744 
Contemporary Notables of the name Cardozo (post 1700)
- Benjamin Nathan Cardozo (1870-1938), American judge
- Francis L. Cardozo, American politician, Delegate to South Carolina State Constitutional Convention from Charleston County, 1868; Secretary of State of South Carolina; South Carolina State Treasurer 
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