Kardell Family History
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Kardell Name Meaning
Altered spelling of German Kardel, a metonymic occupational name for a wool carder, from a Rhineland dialect word, Karde ‘thistle’, dried thistle heads having originally been used to comb and clean (i.e. card) wool. topographic name from Kardel, Rhineland dialect for a steep hillside path hewn out of the rock.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Cardell, Martell, Cordell, Karpel, Gardell, Korell, Kandell, Wadell