Cordell Family History
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Cordell Name Meaning
English: occupational name for a maker of cord or string or a nickname for an habitual wearer of decorative ties and ribbons, from a diminutive of Old French corde ‘rope’ (see Cordes). Americanized spelling of German Kardel (see Kardell).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Cordes, Corbell, Cardell, Cornell, Correll, Cordle, Cordwell, Bodell