Last name: CARDEN

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All you have to know about the last name CARDEN

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CARDEN : This last name is indexed 26,826 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

CARDEN : English:: 1: from Middle English cardoun ‘thistle’ (a diminutive from Latin carduus) perhaps for someone involved in the carding of wool originally carried out with thistle and teasel heads or for a prickly and unapproachable person or for someone who lived by land overgrown with thistles.2: habitational name from Carden in Cheshire which is early recorded as Kawrdin or Cawardyn; it is probably named with Old English carr ‘rock’ + worthign ‘enclosure’.

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