Caddell Family History

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Caddell Name Meaning

Welsh: from an Old Welsh personal name, Cadell, formed with Welsh cad ‘battle’. It was popular in the Middle Ages as a result of the fame of Cadell ab Urien, a 7th-century saint who founded the chapel of Llangadell (‘church of Cadell’) in Glamorgan. The surname is also found in Scotland and Ireland; in Scotland it is a variant of Calder.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Waddell, Cattell, Adwell, Cadwell, Castell, Adell, Wadell, Sandell

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Caddell Family Origin

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Caddell Family Occupations

What did your Caddell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Publican, Bricklayers Laborer and Civil Service Somerset House (Offr) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Caddell. The most common Caddell occupation in the UK was Publican. 13% of Caddell's were Publicans. A less common occupation for the Caddell family was Dividends Etc.

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  • Publican

  • Bricklayers Laborer

  • Civil Service Somerset House (Offr)

  • Dividends Etc


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Caddell ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Caddell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Caddell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Caddell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Caddell. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Caddell. For the veterans among your Caddell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Caddell Life Expectancy

What is the average Caddell lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Caddell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Caddell in 1941 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Caddell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Caddell ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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