Wardle Family History
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Wardle Name Meaning
habitational name from places in Cheshire and Greater Manchester (formerly in Lancashire) called Wardle, from Old English weard ‘watch’ + hyll ‘hill’. Compare Warden 2 and Wardlaw. regional name from Weardale in County Durham, which takes its name from the Wear river (named with a Celtic word probably meaning ‘water’) + Old Norse dalr ‘valley’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Weddle, Wardlaw, Harle, Windle, Eardley, Marple, Ward, Markle, Wale