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Cadena Surname History

The Cadena family originally came from Spain, and in Spanish the surname Cadena means "chain."  What is the history of the Cadena family? Who are some famous members of this family?  What are some fun facts about the Cadena family? If you can add to the accumulated knowledge of the Cadena family, please do so by adding to this page now.

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Cadena Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

The last name Cadena originated in Spain and means "chain" in Spanish. Other branches of the Cadena family are in Ireland, Italy, Naples, and England. The Cadena family is Spanish.

Cadena Meaning & Etymology

Cadena means "chain" in Spanish.

Cadena Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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Famous People named Cadena

Famous members of the Cadena family:

  • Carlos Cadena was a Mexican-American lawyer, civil rights activist and judge based in San Antonio, Texas. 1917-2001 He died of lung cancer.
  • Ricardo Cadena - retired professional footballer from Mexico. Born October 23rd, 1969 to present.
  • Oscar "Ozzie" Cadena - American record producer with Savory Records and Prestige Records who recorded gospel and jazz music in the 1950's, 60's, and 70's. Born September 26,1924 - April 9, 1961.
  • Dennis "Dez" Paul Cadena - American punk rock singer and guitarist. Born June 2,1961-present.


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