Meaning and Origin of: Kardos
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First name origins & meanings:
- Hungarian : Swordsman
Last name origin & meaning:
- Hungarian and Jewish (from Hungary) : from kard ‘sword’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a warrior or a status name for a swordsman, i.e. a nobleman who had the right to wear a sword. As a Jewish surname it was ornamental.
- Czech (Kardoš) : variant of Kardas.