Redel Family History
Redel Name Meaning
Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name from Yiddish redl ‘little wheel’, ‘tool for perforating matzoth’. German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name composed with hrod ‘fame’, ‘victory’ as a first element.North German: occupational name for a cook, from Middle Low German redel ‘cooked food’. Possibly an altered spelling of German Rödel (see Roedel).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press