4,365 CADLE members around the world
Stay informed about CADLE Family online & offline events!
See our recent family gatherings
CADLE Family HistoryThis interesting name is of Anglo-Saxon origin, and is a locational surname deriving from any one of the places called "Caldwell" in North Yorkshire and Warwickshire, "Cauldwell" in Bedfordshire, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire, and other places named with the same elements such as "Chadwell", "Chardwell" and "Caudle Green". The place in Yorkshire is recorded as "Caldeuuella" in the Domesday Book of 1086, and shares with all the other places mentioned the same meaning and derivation, which is "the cold spring, or stream", from the Olde English pre 7th Century "cald, ceald", cold, with "well, waell", spring, stream or well.
Who have we missed?
Tell us about any famous CADLE (or surname variant) you think we should add here. We will get our genealogists to check them out and add them to the list. Thanks!
Join the conversation with the CADLE tribe
- Find your CADLE ancestor
- Tell us about your CADLE Family
- Tell us about your CADLE ancestors
- Ask a question about the CADLE history
- Leave a message for CADLE family members
Areas of Origin for CADLE
Invite more CADLE family members!
Write an email address and click 'Invite' to share this page with more members of the CADLE tribe.
Family Coat of Arms Generator
Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?Create Crest