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Cail Family History

Cail Name Meaning
in Normandy and Picardy, a topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of stony soil, from Old Norman French cail(ou) ‘pebble’, ‘stone’ (of Celtic origin).in southern France, a metonymic occupational name for a dairy worker, from Occitan cail ‘curds’ (Latin coagulum, from coagulare to congeal).

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

41,203 Historical Documents with Cail on Ancestry.com
7,949 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7,003 Military Records
1,203 Immigration Records
9,266 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Cail Families

  • Number of Cail families
     15 - 28
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cail families
     22 - 41
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Cail families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Cail Family Origin

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Cail Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Cail

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Cail Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Cail census records

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Cail Civil War Service Records

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