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Cadle Surname Meaning

English (Gloucestershire) and Irish both of Norman origin: nickname from Old French cadel ‘leader’. English: variant of Caldwell and of Caudill . Probably also an Americanized form of German Kadel .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Cale, Wadle, Caple, Carle, Cordle, Candler, Able, Keadle, Cade

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Where is the Cadle family from?

You can see how Cadle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cadle family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Cadle families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 8 Cadle families living in Virginia. This was about 27% of all the recorded Cadle's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Cadle families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cadle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cadle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cadle. 23% of Cadle men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Cadle women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cadle were Carpenter and Seamstress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Coal Loader
    6%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    13%
  • Waitress
    13%
  • Housekeeper
    13%
  • Seamstress
    10%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 948 immigration records available for the last name Cadle. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Cadle. For the veterans among your Cadle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cadle lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Cadle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Cadle in 1943 was 29, and 65 in 2004.

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