Caudill Family History
Caudill Name Meaning
English: nickname from Middle English caudel cadel caudell(e) ‘hot fortified drink esp. one containing spiced wine or ale’ also a thin gruel (Anglo-Norman French caudel medieval Latin caldellum). Alternatively a variant of Caldwell . This surname is now rare in Britain.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press